Fingers is a 1978 crime drama film directed by James Toback. The film is about a troubled young man being pulled between his mob father and his mentally-disturbed pianist mother.


Jimmy "Fingers" Angelelli (Harvey Keitel) is a brilliant young pianist who also works as a debt collector for his father Ben (Michael V. Gazzo), a local loan shark. Wherever Jimmy goes, he always carries a stereo with him, playing classic rock from the 1950s and 1960s. While trying to concentrate on an upcoming recital interview at Carnegie Hall, Jimmy loses focus when he falls for a woman named Carol (Tisa Farrow). He gets further sidetracked when collecting a large debt from a mafioso named Riccamonza (Tony Sirico), who eventually threatens Ben's life. This forces Jimmy to seek retribution.

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    contentLocation New York City
    director James Toback
    editor Robert Lawrence
    genre crime drama
    keywords carnegie hall classic rock collect debt collector loan shark
    publisher Brut Productions
    recordedAt New York City
    theme neo-noir