You are a lion my son, you mustn’t be afraid. For one day all the beasts will bow to you. You will be king. All the stags will bow, all the wolves will bow, the bears in the North and the foxes of the South, all the birds in the sky and the beasts in the sea. They will all come to you little lion, to rest a crown upon your head.
Episode 206: The Age of Reason
It’s kismet, gentlemen.
The new generation plans to usurp the old. Beautifully shot.
"They were more than brothers, they were like lovers, Charley Luciano and Meyer, although of course there was nothing sexual between them. They would just look at each other and you would know that a few minutes later one would say what the other was thinking." - Benny Siegel
A king? A true king admits his faults.
MENTAL ILLNESS PORTRAYED ON SCREEN
What makes it so appealing to the audience?
"For actors, it’s a cinematic gift, a chance to play a characteristic as well as a character. For directors, it’s a chance to explore the psyche in visual and narrative detail. For audiences, it’s a window into a world they will (hopefully) never experience. When combined in the just the right way, without histrionics or spectacle, the results can be incredible." - Source