In "A Most Violent Year," Abel Morales (Oscar Isaac) faces challenges in meeting balloon payment on fuel oil terminal critically located on New York City's East River, which links Upper New York Bay to the south with Long Island South to the north.
Island of Manhattan juts southward from top center (north), bordered by Hudson River to the west (left) and East River to the east (right).
Color codes: dark blue = water; green = vegetated land surface is green; whitish blue = paved urban areas: NASA/GSFC/MITI/ERSDAC/JAROS, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team, Freely available for re-pub or re-use, via NASA Earth Observatory @ https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/images/3678/new-york-city
New York City's Verrazano Narrows Bridge serves as film location of first of series of terrifying truck hijackings meant to cripple Abel Morales' (Oscar Isaac) Standard Oil Company in "A Most Violent Year".
With upper level opened in 1964 and lower level in 1969, Verrazano Narrows Bridge spans the Narrows, strait separating boroughs of Brooklyn and Staten Island.
U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Snyder: U.S. Navy, Public Domain, via Wikimedia Commons @ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:USS_Leyte_Gulf_(CG_55)_under_the_Verrazano_Narrows_Bridge.jpg
A critical event on the Queensborough Bridge escalates the action in "A Most Violent Year"
Queensborough Bridge, looking east from Manhattan toward Queens: Kevin C. Fitzpatrick (K72ndst) at en.wikipedia, CC BY SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons @ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:59thstbridge2007.jpg
"A Most Violent Year Official Trailer #1 (2014) - Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain Crime Drama HD" (2:26)
Uploaded Nov. 3, 2014, by Movieclips Trailers to YouTube ~ URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o87gG7ZlEAg
Juilliard School graduate Oscar Isaac, who enjoys a dual career as actor and musician, plays unflappable, determined Abel Morales alongside another famous Juilliard graduate, Jessica Chastain, in J.C. Chandor's "A Most Violent Year."
Marroquín University (Universidad Francisco Marroquín UFM) Guatemala City, south central Guatemala; Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, 20:36: Katrin Neuhaus, CC BY SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons @ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Oscar_Isaac.JPG