King of New York
(DVD) 

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Format
DVD
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (ca. 106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
012236147077, 012236142089

Notes

General Note
Title from container.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1990.
General Note
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.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Bojan Bazelli ; editor, Anthony Redman ; music, Joe Delia ; costume designer, Carol Ramsey ; production designer, Alex Tavoularis.
Participants/Performers
Christopher Walken, David Caruso, Larry Fishburne, Victor Argo, Wesley Snipes, Janet Julian, Joey Chin, Gaincarlo Esposito, Paul Calderon.
Description
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R.
System 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.
Language
English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Caminito, A., Kane, M., St. John, N., Ferrara, A., Walken, C., Caruso, D., Fishburne, L., III., Argo, V., Snipes, W., Julian, J., Chin, J., Esposito, G., Calderon, P., Bazelli, B., Redman, A., Delia, J., Ramsey, C., & Tavoularis, A. (20041990). King of New York (Special ed.). Artisan Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Augusto Caminito et al.. 20041990. King of New York. Artisan Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Augusto Caminito et al.. King of New York Artisan Home Entertainment, 20041990.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Caminito, Augusto, et al. King of New York Special ed., Artisan Home Entertainment, 20041990.

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