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Uniform Title Empire (Motion picture : 2002 : Reyes)
Title Empire [videorecording] / Arenas Entertainment and Universal Pictures present ; a Daniel Bigel, Michael Mailer production ; a Franc. Reyes film ; produced by Daniel Bigel and Michael Mailer ; written and directed by Franc. Reyes.

Imprint Universal City, CA : Universal, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library DVD    EMP    Available
Description 1 videodisc (1 hr., 40 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Special features: the making of Empire ; feature commentary with director Franc Reyes and director of photography Kramer Morgenthau ; deleted scenes ; the Los Angeles premiere of Empire; Empire soundtrack sampler ; theatrical trailer ; production notes ; cast and filmmakers bios ; DVD-ROM features ; recommendations.
Credits Director of photography, Kramer Mongenthau ; editor, Peter C. Frank ; original music composer, Ruben Blades ; costume designer, Jacki Roach ; production designer, Ted Glass.
Cast John Leguizamo, Peter Sarsgaard, Denise Richards, Vincent Laresca, Nestor Serrano, Delilah Cotto, Sonia Braga, Isabella Rossellini.
Summary The gritty streets of the South Bronx meet the white-collar world of Wall Street, as a charismatic Latino gangster tries to escape from his criminal past. He tries to make a legitimate life for himself, only to discover that the price he must pay for his new lifestyle will end up costing him more than he ever imagined.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for strong violence, pervasive language, drug content, and some sexuality.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; English captions for the hearing impaired.
Subject Criminal behavior -- Drama.
White collar workers -- Drama.
Hispanic Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Hispanoamericanos -- Nueva York (Estado) -- Bronx -- Teatro.
Bronx (New York, N.Y.) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Reyes, Franc.
Bigel, Daniel, 1965-
Mailer, Michael, 1964-
Leguizamo, John.
Sarsgaard, Peter.
Richards, Denise, 1971-
Laresca, Vincent.
Serrano, Nestor.
Cotto, Delilah, 1970-
Braga, Sonia, 1951-
Rossellini, Isabella.
Morgenthau, Kramer.
Frank, Peter C.
Blades, Rubén.
Roach, Jacki.
Glass, Ted.
Arenas Entertainment (Firm)
Universal Pictures (Firm)
ISBN 078328618X
0783283903 (Spanish pkg.)
9780783283906 (Spanish pkg.)
Standard No. 025192305320
Music No. 23053 Universal

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