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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
Format
Video; DVD
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.
Director
Martin Scorsese
Performers
Leonardo Dicaprio, Daniel Day Lewis, Cameron Diaz, Jim Broadbent, John C. Reilly, Henry Thomas, Brendan Gleeson, Liam Neeson.
Release Date
2002
Run Time
166 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
MPAA rating: R; for intense strong violence, sexuality/nudity and language
Notes
  • 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.
Uniform Title
Gangs of New York (Motion Picture : 2002)
Awards Note
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").
Edition
Widescreen version (2.35:1)
ISBN
0788846361
Credits
Director of photography, Michael Ballhaus ; editor, Thelma Schoonmaker ; original music, Howard Shore ; costume designer, Sandy Powell ; production designer, Dante Ferretti.
Published
[United States] : Miramax Home Entertainment ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2003], c2002.
Publisher no.
24017 Touchstone Home Video
Description
2 videodiscs (166 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound, DTS 5.1 digital surround sound, Region 1 encoding.
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