R | | Crime, Drama
In 1863, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer.
29 December 2002 | giancarlo de lisi (email@example.com)
8 | NOT A MASTERPIECE, BUT A GREAT 'HEAVY' FILM...
For all its' Uber-violence, 'Gangs of New York' is a majestic piece of filmmaking. Director Martin Scorcese reunites ...
Pete Postlethwaite was considered for a part.
We hold in our hearts the memory of our fallen brothers whose blood stains the very streets we walk today. Also on this night we pay tribute to the leader of our enemies, an honorable man, who crossed over bravely, fighting for what he believed in. ...
Just before the fight between Amsterdam and McGloin, an old man plays a modern hammer dulcimer. Period instruments would have been homemade, or built by carpenters used to working with furniture, and much more cumbersome.
We gratefully acknowledge all the individuals and institutions who contributed their historical knowledge to this film.
English, Irish, Chinese, Latin
$1,049,746 (Japan) (20 December 2002)
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