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The Assistant

Synopsis

[[Performer~P106291~Daniel Petrie~danielpetrie]] scripted and directed this Canadian-British film, an adaptation of the memorable 1957 Brooklyn-based novel by Brooklyn-born Bernard Malamud, author of The Natural. During the Depression, drifter Frank Alpine ([[Performer~P195174~Gil Bellows~gilbellows]]) and hobo Ward Minogue ([[Performer~P77504~Jaimz Woolvett~jaimzwoolvett]]) rob the small Bober family grocery. Minogue attacks frail Morris Bober ([[Performer~P51163~Armin Mueller-Stahl~arminmuellerstahl...more

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