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    Unique ID Code: 0000007248
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 26/7/2000 21:53
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    Carlito`s Way (UK)

    7 / 10
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    Starring Academy Award winner Al Pacino in this crime-action tour de force from Brian DePalma
    Certificate: 18
    Running Time: 138 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Academy Award winner Al Pacino is an ex-druglord fighting to escape his violent, trecherous past in this crime-action tour de force from acclaimed director Brian DePalma.

    Sprung from prison on a legal technicality by his cocaine-addled attorney (Sean Penn), former drug kingpin Carlito Brigante (Pacino) stuns the local underworld when he vows to go straight. Taking a job managing a glitzy, low-life nightclub, he tracks down his one time girlfriend (Penelope Ann Miller) and rekindles their romance, promising he`s changed for good. But Carlito`s dream of going legitimate is undermined at every turn by murderous former cronies and even deadlier young thugs out to make a name for themselves. Ultimately, however, his most dangerous enemy is himself. Despite good intentions, Carlito`s misguided loyalties and an outmoded code of "honour" will plunge him into a savage life-or-death battle against the relentless forces that refuse to let him go.

    Reuniting the star and director of Scarface, Carlito`s Way is a powerful, passionate motion picture People Magazine calls "A great film, Visually spectacular, filled with brilliant acting".

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Production Notes
    Theatrical Trailer

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Letterbox 2.35:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital 5.1 French
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 Spanish

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Brian De Palma

    Written By:

    Ingrid Rogers
    John Leguizamo
    Penelope Ann Miller
    Sean Penn
    Al Pacino

    Casting By:
    Bonnie Timmermann

    Soundtrack By:
    Patrick Doyle

    Music From:
    Léo Delibes

    Director of Photography:
    Stephen H. Burum

    Bill Pankow
    Kristina Boden

    Costume Designer:
    Aude Bronson-Howard

    Production Designer:
    Richard Sylbert

    Judith Stevens
    Willi Bär
    Michael Scott Bregman
    Martin Bregman

    Executive Producer:
    Louis A. Stroller
    Ortwin Freyermuth

    Columbia / Tristar

    Your Opinions and Comments

    6 / 10
    The Source Print was good, but the transfer was poor, not proper anamorphic presentation, aliasing problem heaven :(
    posted by Richard73 on 15/1/2001 13:58
    8 / 10
    Have I got a joke copy? It`s in 4:3 mode in a letterbox! I have to stretch it to fit a widescreen tv! This obviously is to the detriment of the picture quality. It`s still just about watchable though. Great film, anyway! It`s 7.99 at the moment in a well known store beginning with Q.
    posted by Betelg on 5/4/2002 15:52
    6 / 10
    A great movie. I`m a bit disappointed with the picture quality though. 6/10.
    posted by LFC_Lad on 7/5/2004 17:01