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    Fri, 13 Sep 2013 11:24:03

    Feature:  5 Reasons to See "The Family"  - By ARTISTdirect.com editor in chief Rick Florino

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    If you're going to the movies this weekend, you have to see The Family.

    In the Relativity Media film, The Manzoni mafia family finds itself in the witness protection program in France of all places. Needless to say all kinds of delightful mayhem ensues.

    Here are our Five Reasons YOU NEED TO SEE The Family.

    Martin Scorsese Is An Executive Producer

    The greatest living director in cinema put his name on this, and this is also the man behind GoodFellas, Casino, Mean Streets, The Departed, and countless other classics. He know this world better than anybody.

    Robert De Niro is Still the Fucking Man

    He's always at the top of his game…'nuff said. Speaking of never losing "it", Michelle Pfeiffer is as smoking as ever…

    Luc Besson Knows Action Flicks—and Comedy

    Few directors can pull off successful action and comedy within a movie. Luc Besson's steered cerebral shoot'em ups like The Professional as well as envisioning the story for the bullet-riddled blast From Paris With Love. He's the perfect man to punctuate the Manzoni's story with enough fire and laughs…

    It Takes Place In France

    How many mobsters do you know that have been exiled to the most romantic country in the world? NONE! This is a unique concept.

    The Family Is Worth Joining

    Locked and loaded with laughs, action, and some great performances, you're looking at one of the year's best flicks.

    Rick Florino

    Will you be seeing The Family this week?

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