She's tough...but she sides with the little guy.
Jack Dawn and his family were eliminated by the mob because he was their accountant feeding information to the FBI. However his six year old son, Phil, escaped with neighbour - and former gangster's girlfriend - Gloria. Now, in his possession Phil has his father's black book containing account details of the mobsters. They want it back, and the pair dead...
Winner of the Best Picture at the Venice Film Festival, the film also scooped Gena Rowlands an Oscar nomination for Best Actress - director, John Cassavetes' wife from 1954, until his death in 1989