Gangs of New York is 20 years old: a (re)viewing on Blu-ray is absolutely essential! – Cinema news

“Gangs of New York” celebrates its 20th anniversary: ​​celebrate the occasion by adding it to your collections!

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In 1846, the neighborhood of Five Points, a poor suburb of New York, was the scene of a gang war between Irish emigrants on one side, the Dead Rabbits led by Père Vallon, and Native Americans on the other. led by the bloodthirsty Bill the Butcher. The latter quickly routs the Dead Rabbits by assassinating their leader, and thus takes exclusive control of the streets of the “Big Apple”. Sixteen years later, the gang still reigns supreme in New York. As an adult, Amsterdam Vallon wishes to avenge the death of his father. But his meeting with Jenny Everdeane, an enigmatic pickpocket whose independence and beauty fascinate him, will complicate things…

On January 8, 2003, the French public went to the theater to discover Martin Scorsese’s latest masterpiece. Twenty years later, Gangs of New York still captivates and remains in the Hall of Fame of the best films of all time.

This film that he spent twenty years developing, Martin Scorsese took care of: non-linear narrative, stunning realism and attention to documentary detail accompanied its unequaled melancholy beauty.

The result is a nearly three-hour, rich, dense, and intense cinematic moment – ​​right from the already dazzling opening sequence – nominated 10 times for the Oscars and having grossed more than $193 million worldwide. .

The least we can say is that the feature film caused a sensation. Qualified as a powerful fresco, it pays a moving tribute to the city of New York, leaving its spectator fascinated and speechless. That’s all we wish you with this Blu-ray not to be missed!

And if that’s not enough to convince you, we have three names to give you, in addition to that of Scorsese already mentioned: Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel Day-Lewis and Cameron Diaz. All is said.

Gangs of New York en Blu-Ray :

  • Rated: 12+
  • Format : PAL
  • Duration ‏:‎ 2 hours and 50 minutes
  • Release date of the edition: ‎ June 25, 2008
  • Number of discs ‏: ‎1

So celebrate the film’s 20th anniversary as it should be in the warmth of your home. A really exciting journey through time awaits you, just to celebrate this monument!

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