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Raging bull

Call Number

  • BLU-RAY DRAMA (CEN)

Edition

Director-approved Blu-ray special edition.

Languages

English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Performers

Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Cathy Moriarty, Frank Vincent, Nicholas Colasanto, Theresa Saldana, Mario Gallo, Frank Adonis.

Publication Information

[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2022]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (129 minutes) : sound, black and white, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (45 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm.)

Audience

MPAA rating: R.

Summary

"With this stunningly visceral portrait of self-destructive machismo, Martin Scorsese created one of the truly great and visionary works of modern cinema. Robert De Niro pours his blood, sweat, and brute physicality into the Oscar-winning role of Jake La Motta, the rising middleweight boxer from the Bronx whose furious ambition propels him to success within the ring but whose unbridled paranoia and jealousy tatter his relationships with everyone in his orbit, including his brother and manager and gorgeous, streetwise wife. Thelma Schoonmaker's Oscar-winning editing, Michael Chapman's extraordinarily tactile black-and-white cinematography, and Frank Warner's ingenious sound design combine to make Raging Bull a uniquely powerful exploration of violence on multiple levels--physical, emotional, psychic, and spiritual."--Container.

Notes

Based on the book by Jake La Motta with Joseph Carter and Peter Savage.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1980.

Special features: New 4K digital master, approved by director Martin Scorsese, with 2.0 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack ; three audio commentaries, featuring Scorsese and editor Thelma Schoonmaker, director of photography Michael Chapman, producers Robert Chartoff and Irwin Winkler, casting director Cis Corman, music consultant Robbie Robertson, and others; and boxer Jake La Motta and screenwriters Mardik Martin and Paul Schrader ; new video essays by film critics Geoffrey O'Brien and Sheila O'Malley ; Fight Night, a making-of program featuring Scorsese and key members of the cast and crew ; three short programs highlighting the collaboration between Scorsese and actor Robert De Niro ; television interview from 1981 with actor Cathy Moriarty and the real Vikki La Motta ; interview with Jake La Motta from 1990 ; program from 2004 featuring veteran boxers reminiscing about La Motta ; trailer.

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