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Uniform Title Gangs of New York (Motion picture : 2002)
Title Gangs of New York [videorecording] / Miramax Films presents a Martin Scorsese picture an Alberto Grimaldi production, a Miramax Films presentation ; producers, Alberto Grimaldi, Harvey Weinstein ; screenplay writers, Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian, Kenneth Lonergan ; director, Martin Scorsese.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Miramax Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2003], c2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 FSCC DVD Collection  DVD 791.43 GANG 2002    ---  Available
 Parsons DVD Fiction  DVD Gangs of New York  Disc 1    ---  Available
 Parsons DVD Fiction  DVD Gangs of New York  Disc 2    ---  Available
Edition Widescreen version (2.35:1).
Description 2 videodiscs (166 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
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.
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 ; Dolby digital 5.1 or DTS 5.1 digital surround sound.
Language Closed captioned; optional French language track.
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").
Subject Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Irish -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Gangs -- New York (State) -- Five Points (New York) -- Drama.
Immigrants -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Drama.
Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York -- Economic conditions -- 19th century -- Drama.
Crime -- New York (State) -- New York -- 19th century -- Drama.
Five Points (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Fiction films.
Historical films.
Gangster films.
Crime films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Grimaldi, Alberto, 1925-
Weinstein, Harvey, 1952-
Cocks, Jay, 1944-
Zaillian, Steven.
Lonergan, Kenneth.
Scorsese, Martin.
DiCaprio, Leonardo.
Day-Lewis, Daniel.
Diaz, Cameron.
Broadbent, Jim.
Reilly, John C., 1965-
Thomas, Henry, 1971-
Gleeson, Brendan.
Neeson, Liam.
Ballhaus, Michael, 1935-
Schoonmaker, Thelma, 1940-
Shore, Howard, 1946-
Powell, Sandy.
Ferretti, Dante, 1943-
U2 (Musical group)
Miramax Films.
Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 0788846361
Standard No. 786936165371
Music No. 24017 Touchstone Home Video
Standard No. AU@ 000024809011
AU@ 000045231541
AU@ 000041171375

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