• Losing Brooklyn - Newest Draft

  • Joe Delissio
  • Unrepped
  • Available
  • Drama
  • Scouted
  • 77.4
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Brotherly love turns deadly when the sons of a mobbed-up Brooklyn bar owner take up different family traditions.
An Italian American tries to carry on his grandfather’s winemaking business and spars with his brother, who has decided to follow in their father's footsteps and join the mob.
An unlikely Italian American winemaker who is adamant about carrying on the family business must first wrestle with the chaos his older brother and the rest of his Brooklyn neighborhood bring.
A young Italian American man strives to uphold his grandfather's wine-making tradition. However, his brother's involvement with a predatory Italian mafioso threatens to topple his aspirations and personal happiness.
Crime, Drama, Period, Racially Based, Dark, Gangs, Gambling, Murder, Organized Crime, Dysfunctional Family, Betrayal, Death, Gangster, Mafia, Mob, Siblings, Violence/Violent
White / European
The Godfather, Goodfellas, Uncorked, West Side Story, The Irishmen, From the Vine
1953, Several Decades
School, drug store, barbershop, pizzeria, park restaurant, police interrogation room, winemaking supply store, prison, etc.
JOEY DELROSSO is growing up in a strong Italian American family unit in Brooklyn, NY, centered around the winemaking business his grandfather ANGELO made. While he and his older brother, VINNY, were once close, they suddenly start drifting apart.

After crowning Joey the family's official winemaker, Angelo suddenly dies right after he leaves from visiting. Chaos and confusion ensue, and the winemaking business is put on the back burner.

After Vinny's gang gets in some legal trouble, Joey takes the blame and is going to jail for Vinny. Joey asks Vinny to take care of his girlfriend, COLLEEN.

It's soon revealed that Vinny raped Colleen while Joey was in jail due to jealousy and hate. Colleen distances herself and when Joey gets out, Vinny lies and tells him that Colleen left Brooklyn for Ohio to start a family with her husband.

Vinny kills a member of the rival gang, PAULY, in front of Joey, once again getting Joey wrapped up in his mess.

When the rival gang finds out, Joey and Vinny are beaten up and questioned. On the verge of death, Joey trips Vinny up with his words so the thugs can get the real culprit.

After tying up...