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The Resource Gangs of New York, 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, (videorecording)

Gangs of New York, 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, (videorecording)

Label
Gangs of New York
Title
Gangs of New York
Statement of responsibility
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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
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
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").
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Michael Ballhaus ; editor, Thelma Schoonmaker ; original music, Howard Shore ; costume designer, Sandy Powell ; production designer, Dante Ferretti
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for intense strong violence, sexuality/nudity and language
Language note
Closed captioned; optional French language track
PerformerNote
Leonardo Dicaprio, Daniel Day Lewis, Cameron Diaz, Jim Broadbent, John C. Reilly, Henry Thomas, Brendan Gleeson, Liam Neeson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1952-
  • 1965-
  • 1971-
  • 1935-2017
  • 1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Grimaldi, Alberto
  • Weinstein, Harvey
  • Cocks, Jay
  • Zaillian, Steven
  • Lonergan, Kenneth
  • Scorsese, Martin
  • DiCaprio, Leonardo
  • Day-Lewis, Daniel
  • Diaz, Cameron
  • Broadbent, Jim
  • Reilly, John C.
  • Thomas, Henry
  • Gleeson, Brendan
  • Neeson, Liam
  • Ballhaus, Michael
  • Schoonmaker, Thelma
  • Shore, Howard
  • Powell, Sandy
  • Ferretti, Dante
  • U2 (Musical group)
  • Miramax Films
  • Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
166
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Immigrants
  • Irish
  • Five Points (New York, N.Y.)
  • Gangs
  • Immigrants
  • Immigrants
  • Crime
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Gangs of New York, 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features: Widescreen enhanced for 16x9 televisions -- 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 -- Language: English Dolby digital 5.1 surround ; English DTS 5.1 digital surround ; French Dolby digital 5.1 surround -- Subtitles: English
Control code
ocm52089306
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version 2.35:1.
Extent
2 videodiscs (166 min.)
Isbn
9780788846366
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936165371
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
24017
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 672024
  • (OCoLC)52089306
System details
DVD, NTSC, Region 1 ; Dolby digital 5.1 or DTS 5.1 digital surround sound
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Gangs of New York, 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, (videorecording)
Publication
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features: Widescreen enhanced for 16x9 televisions -- 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 -- Language: English Dolby digital 5.1 surround ; English DTS 5.1 digital surround ; French Dolby digital 5.1 surround -- Subtitles: English
Control code
ocm52089306
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version 2.35:1.
Extent
2 videodiscs (166 min.)
Isbn
9780788846366
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936165371
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
24017
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 672024
  • (OCoLC)52089306
System details
DVD, NTSC, Region 1 ; Dolby digital 5.1 or DTS 5.1 digital surround sound
Video recording format
DVD

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