Made is a 1972 American comedy film directed by John Cassavetes and starring Ben Gazzara, Peter Falk, and Cassavetes' wife Gena Rowlands. The film follows a group of friends who are trying to make it in the New York City music scene. The film is known for its improvisational style and its realistic depiction of the music industry. The film opens with Gazzara's character, Cosmo Vittelli, a struggling jazz musician, returning home from a gig. He is greeted by his wife, Mabel (Rowlands), and their two children. Cosmo is frustrated with his lack of success in the music industry and is considering giving up. However, he is encouraged by his friends, including Falk's character, Mel Gordon, a record producer. Cosmo and Mel decide to start their own record label. They recruit a group of musicians, including a young saxophone player named Jimmy (Nicholas Colosanto). The group begins to record music, but they soon run into financial difficulties. They are forced to sell their equipment and move into a rundown apartment. Despite their hardships, the group continues to make music. They eventually release an album that is a critical and commercial success. The album helps to launch the careers of several of the musicians, including Jimmy. Made is a film about the struggles and triumphs of the music industry. It is a realistic and often humorous look at the lives of struggling musicians. The film is also a testament to the power of friendship and the importance of never giving up on your dreams.

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Made (1972)

1h 41m · 8/1/1975

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Made is a 1972 American comedy film directed by John Cassavetes and starring Ben Gazzara, Peter Falk, and Cassavetes' wife Gena Rowlands. The film follows a group of friends who are trying to make it in the New York City music scene. The film is known for its improvisational style and its realistic depiction of the music industry. The film opens with Gazzara's character, Cosmo Vittelli, a struggling jazz musician, returning home from a gig. He is greeted by his wife, Mabel (Rowlands), and their two children. Cosmo is frustrated with his lack of success in the music industry and is considering giving up. However, he is encouraged by his friends, including Falk's character, Mel Gordon, a record producer. Cosmo and Mel decide to start their own record label. They recruit a group of musicians, including a young saxophone player named Jimmy (Nicholas Colosanto). The group begins to record music, but they soon run into financial difficulties. They are forced to sell their equipment and move into a rundown apartment. Despite their hardships, the group continues to make music. They eventually release an album that is a critical and commercial success. The album helps to launch the careers of several of the musicians, including Jimmy. Made is a film about the struggles and triumphs of the music industry. It is a realistic and often humorous look at the lives of struggling musicians. The film is also a testament to the power of friendship and the importance of never giving up on your dreams.

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Cast
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Carol White

Valerie Marshall
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Roy Harper

Mike Preston
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John Castle

Father Dyson
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Margery Mason

Mrs. Marshall
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Doremy Vernon

June
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Sam Dastor

Mahdav
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Richard Vanstone

Ray
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Michael Cashman

Joe
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Brian Croucher

Arthur
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Ray Smith

First policeman
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Carl Rigg

Second policeman
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Bob Harris

Interviewer
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Sean Hewitt

Andy
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Peter Jenner

Mike's M.D.
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Len Jones

Barry
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Ivor Butler

Dave
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Ian Ramsey

Kevin
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Colin Pilditch

Jacko
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Colin Daniels

Peter
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Michael Tarn

Charlie
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Jenny Donnison

Janice
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Yvonne McKain

Yvonne
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Sara Clee

Ann
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Babs Jessup

Babs
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Peter Miles

Doctor
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Mairhi Russell

Night Nurse
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Phyllis MacMahon

Irish Nurse
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May Warden

Patient in Hospital
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Ellis Dale

Passenger on Train
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Michael Standing

Young man on train
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Nell Curran

Young Lady on Train
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Paddy Joyce

Engineer
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Christopher Taynton

Engineer
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Giovanna Renai

Waitress
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Harry Fielder

Football Supporter / Hooligan (uncredited)
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Charlie Gray

Football Supporter / Hooligan (uncredited)
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Eric Kent

Passerby (uncredited)
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Danny Lyons

Police Constable (uncredited)
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Arnold Schulkes

Telecommunications Worker (uncredited)
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Reg Turner

Football Supporter / Hooligan (uncredited)
Crew
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John Mackenzie

Director
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Howard Barker

Writer
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