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Gangs of New York [videorecording] / Miramax Films presents a Martin Scorsese picture an Alberto Grimaldi production, a Miramax Films presentation
DVDs DVDs | Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment | 2003 | Widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD G DRAMA pt.1-2) plus 1 more
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Imprint
[United States] : Miramax Home Entertainment ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2003].
Edition
Widescreen version.
Descript
2 videodiscs (166 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound, DTS 5.1 digital surround sound.
Note
Includes English and French language soundtracks.
Closed-captioned.
Cast
Leonardo Dicaprio, Daniel Day Lewis, Cameron Diaz, Jim Broadbent, John C. Reilly, Henry Thomas, Brendan Gleeson, Liam Neeson.
Credits
Director of photography, Michael Ballhaus ; editor, Thelma Schoonmaker ; producers, Alberto Grimaldi, Harvey Weinstein ; screenplay writers, Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian, Kenneth Lonergan ; director, Martin Scorsese.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Awards
Golden Globes, USA, 2003: Golden Globe - Best Director - Motion Picture (Martin Scorsese); Best Original Song - Motion Picture (U2 (music/lyrics) For the song "The Hands That Built America").
Audience
MPAA rating: R; for intense strong violence, sexuality/nudity and language.
Summary
In 1846, waves of Irish immigrants poured into the New York neighborhood of Five Points. "Billy the Butcher" bands his fellow "Native Americans" into a gang to take on the Irish gang "The Dead Rabbits," organized by Priest Vallon. After an bloody clash Vallon is dead and his son ends up in a brutal reform school. In 1862, that boy returns to seek vengeance against the man that killed his father.
Note
Special features: U2 "The hands that built America" music video ; history of the Five Points ; exploring the sets of "Gangs of New York" (multi-angle) ; feature commentary with Martin Scorsese ; set design ; costume design.
Local Note
MW, 6-03
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ISBN
0788846361
ISBN/ISSN
786936165371
Music #
24017 Touchstone Home Video
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