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Do the right thing

Author: Spike LeeDanny AielloOssie DavisRuby DeeBill NunnAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2001].
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 97.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : [Double-disc set, director approved special ed.]View all editions and formats
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"The hottest day of the year explodes onscreen in this vibrant look at a day in the life of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. A portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Comedy films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Spike Lee; Danny Aiello; Ossie Davis; Ruby Dee; Bill Nunn; Richard Edson; Rosie Perez; Giancarlo Esposito; John Turturro; Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks.; Universal Pictures (Firm); Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 155940910X 9781559409100
OCLC Number: 829338439
Language Note: English with English subtitles. Liner notes in English by Roger Ebert ([7] p. : col. ill.) inserted in container.
Notes: Originally released as a feature film in 1989.
Dolby, digital, surround or PCM stereo. ; 2.0 stereo. on audio commentary.
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1; widescreen, enhanced for 16x9 TVs and approved by cinematographer, Ernest Dickerson; RSDL dual-layer.
Credits: Photographer, Ernest Dickerson ; editor, Barry Alexander Brown ; original music, Bill Lee.
Cast: Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, Giancarlo Esposito, Spike Lee, Bull Nunn, John Turturro, Rosie Perez.
Target Audience: Rated R.
Description: 2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Disc 1. The movie --
Audio commentary by director Spike Lee, Ernest Dickerson, production designer Wynn Thomas, and actor Joie Lee --
Disc 2. New video introductions by Spike Lee --
St. Clair Bourne's 60-minute documentary The making of Do the right thing --
Spike Lee and line producer Jon Kilik revisit the Bed-Stuy locations --
Public enemy's video for "Fight the power", directed by Spike Lee --
The 1989 Cannes Film Festival press conference with Spike Lee, Richard Edson, and Joie Lee --
Spike Lee's behind-the-scenes footage, from rehearsal to wrap --
Original storyboards for the riot sequence --
New video interview with editor Barry Brown --
Theatrical trailer and TV spots.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 97.
Other Titles: DVD.
Spike Lee joint :
Responsibility: Universal ; a Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee joint ; produced, written and directed by Spike Lee.

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"The hottest day of the year explodes onscreen in this vibrant look at a day in the life of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. A portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise."--Container.

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