About Mulberry Street (Clip 1)
In this clip from Abel Ferrara's documentary Mulberry Street, actor Danny Aiello talks about his collaboration with Spike Lee in the film, "Do the Right Thing." Aiello discusses with Ferrara his first impressions about the script and how he found his character one dimensional at first. He mentions that Spike Lee allowed him to re-write his part, and as a result, a powerful character was created.
About Mulberry Street – One of the prominent New York City directors, Abel Ferrara is known for being able to show the city at its grittiest through his films. A long-time resident in New York City's famous neighborhood Little Italy, Ferrara takes a closer look at his block, Mulberry Street and the feast of San Gennaro that is celebrated every year. While Ferrara has used this location for a few of his features, this time, Mulberry Street is the star of his film.