Before the devil knows you're dead [videorecording (DVD)] / Funky Buddha Group, Thinkfilm & Capitol Films presents a Unity Productions, Linsefilm production
DVDs | Image Entertainment | 2008 | [Widescreen version.]
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD B DRAMA)
Chatsworth, Calif. : Image Entertainment, 
1 videodisc (117 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo.
In English, with optional subtitles in English (SDH) or Spanish.
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ethan Hawke, Albert Finney, Marisa Tomei, Rosemary Harris, Aleksa Palladino, Michael Shannon, Amy Ryan.
Producers, Michael Cerenzie, William S. Gilmore, Brian Linse, Paul Parmar ; writer, Kelly Masterson ; director, Sidney Lumet ; director of photography, Ron Fortunato ; editor, Tom Swartwout ; music, Carter Burwell.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
MPAA rating: R; for a scene of strong graphic sexuality, nudity, violence, drug use, and language.
A stock broker, who is having financial troubles and in need of extra cash, and his younger brother conspire to pull off the perfect, victimless crime. No guns, no violence, no problem. The only problem is that the owners of the jewelry store are their own parents. But when an accomplice ignores the rules and crosses the line, his actions trigger a series of events in which no one is left unscathed.
Special features: commentary with director Sidney Lumet, actors Philip Seymour Hoffman and Ethan Hawke; "Directed by Sidney Lumet: how The devil was made" featurette; theatrical trailer.
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