John Turturro's impressive directing debut, MAC, shows that he has the talent to work on both sides of the camera. Although the story drags on a little too long and sometimes lapses into sentimentality, the end result is consistently engrossing and often enlightening.
Mac Vitelli (John Turturro) is the eldest brother in a close knit Queens, New York family. His brothers Vico (Michael Badalucco) and Bruno (Carl Capotorto) look to him for guidance; they all three live at home with their mother and are learning to adjust to life since their father (Joe Paparone)
died. Mac and Vico are employed by a construction company headed by Polowski (Olek Krupa), a first gen...