Big Night (1995)

Film details

Alternative titles

  • Big Knight Working


Set in 1950s New Jersey, in an Italian community, portrays the problems faced by Italian immigrant brothers who start up a restaurant providing authentic Italian cooking - as opposed to what the locals expect from an Italian bistro. Faced with closure, they gamble all on making a success of one last feast.

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top