Billy Bathgate is a 1989 novel by author E. L. Doctorow that won the 1989 National Book Critics Circle award for fiction for 1990, the 1990 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, the 1990 William Dean Howells Medal, and was the runner-up for the 1990 Pulitzer Prize and the 1989 National Book Award. A film based on the novel was released in 1991 to very mixed reviews.
- Edgar Lawrence Doctorow
- 323 pp
Nov 01, 1991 · Billy Bathgate: Directed by Robert Benton. With Dustin Hoffman, Nicole Kidman, Loren Dean, Bruce Willis. In the year 1935, a teen named Billy Bathgate finds first love while becoming the protégé of fledgling gangster Dutch Schultz.
- Robert Benton
- Crime, Drama, Thriller
Billy Bathgate is a 1991 American biographical gangster film directed by Robert Benton, starring Loren Dean as the title character and Dustin Hoffman as real-life gangster Dutch Schultz. The film co-stars Nicole Kidman, Steven Hill, Steve Buscemi, and Bruce Willis. Although Billy is a fictional character, at least four of the other characters in the film were real people. The screenplay was adapted by British writer Tom Stoppard from E.L. Doctorow's 1989 novel of the same name. Doctorow distance
Billy Bathgate Photos View All Photos (11) Movie Info In 1935, Bronx teenager Billy Behan (Loren Dean) attracts the attention of powerful mobster Dutch Schultz (Dustin Hoffman) and quickly becomes...
- Crime, Drama
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Billy Bathgate (423) 5.9 1 h 46 min 1991 R The rise and fall of notorious mobster Dutch Schultz as seen through the eyes of his young protégé. Will the power, money and glamour of crime prove to be the ultimate seduction? Directors Robert Benton Starring Dustin Hoffman, Nicole Kidman, Steven Hill Genres Suspense, Drama Subtitles English [CC]
- 106 min
Feb 04, 1989 · In 1930's New York, Billy Bathgate, a fifteen-year-old highschool dropout, has captured the attention of infamous gangster Dutch Schultz, who lures the boy into his world of racketeering. The product of an East Bronx upbringing by his half-crazy Irish Catholic mother, after his Jewish father left them long ago, Billy is captivated by the world of money, sex, and high society the charismatic Schultz has to offer.