Gangs of New York
(DVD)

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DVD DRAMA GANGS
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Format
DVD
Edition
Widescreen version (2.35:1).
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (166 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
ISBN
0788846361, 9780788846366
UPC
786936165371

Notes

General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
General 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.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Michael Ballhaus ; editor, Thelma Schoonmaker ; original music, Howard Shore ; costume designer, Sandy Powell ; production designer, Dante Ferretti.
Participants/Performers
Leonardo Dicaprio, Daniel Day Lewis, Cameron Diaz, Jim Broadbent, John C. Reilly, Henry Thomas, Brendan Gleeson, Liam Neeson.
Description
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.
Target 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").
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APA Citation (style guide)

Grimaldi, A., Weinstein, H., Cocks, J., Zaillian, S., Lonergan, K., Scorsese, M., DiCaprio, L., Day-Lewis, D., Diaz, C., Broadbent, J., Reilly, J. C., Thomas, H., Gleeson, B., Neeson, L., Ballhaus, M., Schoonmaker, T., Shore, H., Powell, S., & Ferretti, D. (20032002). Gangs of New York. Widescreen version (2.35:1). Burbank, CA: Miramax Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Alberto. Grimaldi et al.. 20032002. Gangs of New York. Burbank, CA: Miramax Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Alberto. Grimaldi et al., Gangs of New York. Burbank, CA: Miramax Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 20032002.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Grimaldi, Alberto., et al. Gangs of New York. Widescreen version (2.35:1). Burbank, CA: Miramax Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 20032002. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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