This DVD is a 2003 release by Miramax Home Entertainment. This is an excellent Martin Scorsese picture with great stars and a world of action. This film was nominated for 10 Academy Awards.and won 2 Golden Globe Awards. This film is rated R for strong violence, sexuality and nudity as well as language. The film is approximately 167 minutes in length. This DVD comes with many special features.
This motion picture even from acclaimed director Martin Scorsese earned 10 Academy Award nominations including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor. This is a epic tale of vengeance and survival! As waves of immigrants swell the population of New York, lawlessness and corruption thrive in lower Manhattan's Five Points section. after years of incarceration, young Irish immigrant Amsterdam Vallon played by DeCaprio returns seeking revenge against the rival gang leader played by Day-Lewis who killed his father. But Amsterdam's personal vendetta becomes part of the gang warfare that erupts as he and his fellow Irishmen fight to carve a place for themselves in the newly adopted homeland.
This is an excellent film that will hold your attention throughout. This DVD set is like new.