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Once upon a time in America

Call Number

  • DVD DRAMA (CEN)

Edition

Two-disc special ed.; widescreen version.

Languages

Closed-captioned. In English or French soundtracks; optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish.

Performers

Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Joe Pesci, Burt Young, Tuesday Weld, Treat Williams, Danny Aiello.

Publication Information

Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2003]

Physical Description

2 videodiscs (229 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

Audience

MPAA rating: R, strong violence, sexual content, language and some drug use.

Summary

An epic tale of the lives of two New York gangsters from the period of the early 1900's through prohibition, and climaxing in their subsequent reunion in the 1960's. Friends from childhood, they entered a life of crime together that inevitably led to tragedy and death.

Notes

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1984.

Based on the novel "The hoods" by Harry Grey.

Widescreen version; dual-layer format.

Special features: (Disc one) Commentary by film critic Richard Schickel. (Disc two) excerpt from the documentary "Once upon a time : Sergio Leone" profiling the making of the film; photographic memories; theatrical trailer.

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