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CARLITO'S WAY Ultimate Edition DVD + Slip Case Widescrn

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Item Description Ok, yes it hasa couplescratches on it but that is why it is $4.99 instead of $14.99 Notorious Puerto Rican heroin dealer Carlito Brigante (Al Pacino) is released from jail on a technicality thanks to the manipulations of his sleazy lawyer buddy (Sean Penn). All he wants is to keep his nose clean and earn enough money to start a business in the Bahamas--and maybe rekindle romance with his old flame, played by Penelope Ann Miller. Instead he finds himself back in trouble as a result of old-world codes of honor and misguided loyalties. It all takes place in 1975 Manhattan, in and around a nightclub Carlito manages, so theres plenty of classic disco music pulsing on the soundtrack. John Leguizamo plays one of the younger generation of hoodlums out to prove something. Viggo Mortensen and Luis Guzm´┐Żn star as a couple of Carlitos buddies from the old days. Brian De Palma, who directed Pacino a decade earlier in SCARFACE, makes this seem almost like that films sequel. As expected, theres plenty of elaborate tracking shots and suspenseful set pieces, most memorably a pulse-pounding chase through Grand Central Station. Its adapted from two novels by New York Supreme Court Judge Edwin Torres based on his childhood in East Harlem. Edition: Ultimate Edition Number of Discs: 1 Rating: R (MPAA) Film Country: USA UPC: 025192852725 Additional Details Genre: Dramas Format: Anamorphic Widescreen Display Format: Ultimate Edition ...A fierce Pacino performance...and a trio of big action sequences as exciting as anything seen on screen... Sight and Sound - John Harkness (02/01/1994) ...Rich with irony and keen in its attention to detail. Handsomely made, expertly directed and colorfully acted....Brian De Palma is in top form with CARLITOS WAY... Variety - Leonard Klady (11/15/1993) ...A smoother piece of filmmaking than SCARFACE....Its fun to see Sean Penn ham it up again....His energetic performance keeps you watching... Entertainment Weekly - Owen Gleiberman (11/12/1993) ...Brian De Palma in his best films is a muscular director who relishes over-the-top behavior, and here he paints a gallery of colorful gangsters and lowlifes... Chicago Sun-Times - Roger Ebert (11/12/1993) ...Pacino is the sexiest hes ever been as the Puerto Rican crook, but its Penn who really steals the show... Total Film - Dan Jolin (10/01/2000) Penns spectacularly flashy supporting role marked his best work in a decade. USA Today - Mike Clark (03/16/2004) 3 stars out of 4 -- An exciting and wildly entertaining romp through a seedy 1970s NYC....This movie has lots of heart and style... Premiere (05/18/2010) ...Pacino brings vast entertainment value to the film....Penn gives a strange, jarringly intense performance... New York Times - Janet Maslin (11/10/1993) UPC: 025192852725

This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 13 November, 2013.


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