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Gangs of New York / a Miramax Films presentation ; producers, Alberto Grimaldi, Harvey Weinstein ; screenplay writers, Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian, Kenneth Lonergan ; director, Martin Scorsese.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lebanon PL - Lebanon BLU-RAY F GAN 8291 (Text) 34330512905374 AV - Movie Collection Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 Blu-ray videodisc (approximately 166 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Blu-ray version.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica : Lionsgate, [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Bonus features: costume design featurette ; set design featurette ; history of the Five Points ; exploring the sets of "Gangs of New York" ; U2 "The hands that built America" music video ; Discovery Channel special on the gangs of New York ; audio commentary with director Martin Scorsese ; theatrical trailer ; teaser trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Michael Ballhaus ; editor, Thelma Schoonmaker ; original music, Howard Shore ; costume designer, Sandy Powell ; production designer, Dante Ferretti.
Participant or Performer Note:
Leonardo Dicaprio, Daniel Day Lewis, Cameron Diaz, Jim Broadbent, John C. Reilly, Henry Thomas, Brendan Gleeson, Liam Neeson.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for intense strong violence, sexuality/nudity and language.
System Details Note:
Blu-ray DVD, 1080p high definition, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; 5.1 DTS-HD Master audio, requires Blu-ray player.
Language Note:
In English or dubbed Spanish; subtitles: English or Spanish; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Golden Globes, 2003: Golden Globe - Best Director - Motion Picture; Best Original Song - Motion Picture (U2 (music/lyrics) for the song "The hands that built America").
Seattle Film Critics Awards, 2002: Best actor (Daniel Day-Lewis); Best production design.
Subject: Immigrants > Ireland > Drama.
Gangs > New York (State) > Five Points (New York) > Drama.
Five Points (New York, N.Y.) > History > 19th century > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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