Robert Loggia is a best known as
a character actor playing crooks,
thugs, and gravelly-voiced cops. He
played mobsters in Scarface,
Prizzi’s Honor and The Sopranos.
Gary Barg sat down with Loggia and
Marc Meyers, the director of the
film Harvest. The film stars Robert
Loggia and Barbara Barrie and is
about a family’s journey as they
deal with health care issues such as
cancer and Alzheimer’s.
Gary Barg: We always say that
caregiving is a family issue and it
leaves no member of the family
untouched. And in your new film,
Harvest, we join the family during
the last summer of your character,
Siv’s, life. I was really taken by
the realistic portrait the story
paints of this caregiving family.
Can you tell us something about the
film and what motivated you take on
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