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King of New York

Author: Augusto CaminitoMary KaneNicholas St JohnAbel FerraraChristopher WalkenAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Home Entertainment ; Lions Gate Entertainment, [2004..
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Special edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the downfall of New York drug kingpin Frank White. Frank is a criminal driven by personal demons and an idiosyncratic sesnse of social justice. Having grown rich via his illegal exploits, Frank decides to give back to the city by building a multi-milion dollar hospital in an impoverished neighborhood. He attempts this by joining forces with a Chinatown gangster which, in turn, enrages the local - and very  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Crime drama
Drama
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Augusto Caminito; Mary Kane; Nicholas St John; Abel Ferrara; Christopher Walken; David Caruso; Laurence Fishburne, III; Victor Argo; Wesley Snipes; Janet Julian; Joey Chin; Giancarlo Esposito; Paul Calderon; Bojan Bazelli; Anthony Redman; Joe Delia; Carol Ramsey; Alex Tavoularis; Reteitalia (Firm); Scena International (Firm); Rank Organisation Film Productions.; Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 54347304
Language Note: English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1990.
Special features: all new audio commentaries and on-camera interviews; "New York 1990" documentary: a look a gangster film and gangsta rap influences on the movie; "The search for Abel Ferrara" documentary: a portrait of the film's enigmatic director, Abel Ferrara; TV spots; Schooly D music video; theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Bojan Bazelli ; editor, Anthony Redman ; music, Joe Delia ; costume designer, Carol Ramsey ; production designer, Alex Tavoularis.
Cast: Christopher Walken, David Caruso, Larry Fishburne, Victor Argo, Wesley Snipes, Janet Julian, Joey Chin, Gaincarlo Esposito, Paul Calderon.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Region 1, full screen (1.33:1) and widescreen (1.85:1) presentations; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround.
Responsibility: Caminito ; Reteitalia ; Scena International ; The Rank Organisation Film Productions, Ltd. ; producers, Augusto Caminito, Mary Kane ; written by Nicholas St. John ; director, Abel Ferrara.

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Chronicles the downfall of New York drug kingpin Frank White. Frank is a criminal driven by personal demons and an idiosyncratic sesnse of social justice. Having grown rich via his illegal exploits, Frank decides to give back to the city by building a multi-milion dollar hospital in an impoverished neighborhood. He attempts this by joining forces with a Chinatown gangster which, in turn, enrages the local - and very racist - Mafia. Meanwhile, Frank has a hotheaded cop on his back who will do anything to bring him down.

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