Gangs of New York [DVD]
DVD

Gangs of New York [DVD]

By Scorsese, Martin.
Grimaldi, Alberto.

Genre Romance films.

Audience Adults

Published [2003] by Miramax Home Entertainment : Burbank, CA by Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment,

UPC 032429345134

Bib Id 2451908

Edition Widescreen version (2.35:1).

Description 2 videodiscs (166 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

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Leader
12185cgm a2201705Ia 4500
ISBN
15.00
0788846361
9780788846366
UPC
786936165371
031398134565
032429345134
Publisher Number
24017
Language
eng fre
Call #
DVD G
Uniform Title
Gangs of New York (Motion picture : 2002)
Title
Gangs of New York [DVD]
Edition
Widescreen version (2.35:1).
Publication Information
[2003], ©2002 by Miramax Home Entertainment : Burbank, CA : by Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment,
Description
2 videodiscs (166 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Form of Work
Motion picture.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Aspect ratio 2.35:1; enhanced for 16x9 televisions.
Special features: Costume design featurette; Set design featurette; History of the Five Points featurette; Exploring the sets of Gangs of New York with multiple angles utilizing 360 degree shots of the sets; U2 music video "The hands that built America"; Discovery Channel special "Uncovering the real Gangs of New York"; The Five Points study guide: Luc Sante introduction and Five Points vocabulary; Feature commentary with Martin Scorsese; Theatrical trailer; Teaser trailer.
Contents
Special features: Costume design featurette -- Set design featurette -- History of the Five Points featurette -- Exploring the sets of Gangs of New York with multiple angles utilizing 360 degree shots of the sets -- U2 music video "The hands that built America" -- Discovery Channel special "Uncovering the real Gangs of New York" -- The Five Points study guide: Luc Sante introduction and Five Points vocabulary -- Feature commentary with Martin Scorsese -- Theatrical trailer -- Teaser trailer.
Restrictions on Access
Educational and home use only.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Michael Ballhaus ; editor, Thelma Schoonmaker ; original music, Howard Shore ; costume designer, Sandy Powell ; production designer, Dante Ferretti.
Cast
Leonardo Dicaprio, Daniel Day Lewis, Cameron Diaz, Jim Broadbent, John C. Reilly, Henry Thomas, Brendan Gleeson, Liam Neeson.
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 a 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.
Audience
MPAA rating: R; for intense strong violence, sexuality/nudity and language.
System Details
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; widescreen; Dolby digital 5.1, DTS 5.1 digital surround.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Home use only.
Language Note
Soundtrack in English, with optional French language track; closed-captioned.
Awards
Golden Globes, USA, 2003: Best Director - Motion Picture (Martin Scorsese); Best Original Song - Motion Picture (U2 (music/lyrics) For the song "The Hands That Built America") -- Academy Awards, 2003: Best Picture; Best Actor (Day-Lewis); Best Director (Scorsese); Best Writing, Original Screenplay (Cocks, Zaillian, Lonergan)
Genre/Form
Romance films.
Fiction films.
Historical films.
Feature films.
DVDs.
Romance films.
Drama.
Crime films.
History.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Feature films.
Crime films.
Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Fiction films.
Crime.
Historical
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