Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Home Entertainment, , c1990
2 videodiscs (ca. 106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in ISBN/ISSN:
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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
Christopher Walken, David Caruso, Larry Fishburne, Victor Argo, Wesley Snipes, Janet Julian, Joey Chin, Gaincarlo Esposito, Paul Calderon
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
MPAA rating: R
DVD, Region 1, full screen (1.33:1) and widescreen (1.85:1) presentations; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround
English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
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