Writer-director Raymond De Felitta (The Thing About My Folks
) returns to the low-key urban working-class comedy of Two Family House
with City Island
. Andy Garcia stars as Vince Rizzo, a corrections officer who lives in the eponymous section of the Bronx, a surprisingly bucolic fishing village abutting one of the busiest cities in the world. “You ask me about my biggest secret,” Vince narrates as the movie opens, “Like most people, I guess, I’ve got a few.”
And he certainly does. In fact, the Rizzo family is brimming with them. For one thing, he and his wife, Joyce (Julianna Margulies), both smoke, and hide it from one another. Vince tel...