Queens, New York, 1986. Sometimes the only way forward, is back
A Guide To Recognizing Your Saints is a powerful coming of age story that has been aptly compared to Martin Scorsese's Mean Streets. Based on his bestselling memoirs, first time writer/director Dito Montiel takes us through his childhood growing up on the streets of New York.
This urban drama opens with the adult Dito (Robert Downey Jnr), now a successful writer, receiving a call from his mother (Dianne Wiest) to say that his father (Chazz Palminteri) is dying. Reluctantly, Dito returns to the life he abandoned years ago and must face up to his harrowing past. Told in flashback, we are thrust into the gritty, dirty borough of Astoria, Queens during the '70s. Young Dito (Shia... More »
- - Interviews with Robert Downey Jr; Rosario Dawson; Dito Montiel; Shia La Beouf & Melonie Diaz; Channing Tatum; Trudie Styler
- - B-roll clip
- - Original theatrical trailer
- - Alternate endings and opening
- - Deleted scenes