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The Resource Empire, Arenas Entertainment and Universal Pictures present a Daniel Bigel/Michael Mailer production, a Franc. Reyes film ; produced by Daniel Bigel and Michael Mailer ; written and directed by Franc. Reyes, (videorecording)

Empire, Arenas Entertainment and Universal Pictures present a Daniel Bigel/Michael Mailer production, a Franc. Reyes film ; produced by Daniel Bigel and Michael Mailer ; written and directed by Franc. Reyes, (videorecording)

Label
Empire
Title
Empire
Statement of responsibility
Arenas Entertainment and Universal Pictures present a Daniel Bigel/Michael Mailer production, a Franc. Reyes film ; produced by Daniel Bigel and Michael Mailer ; written and directed by Franc. Reyes
Title variation
Empire : two worlds collide
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
The tough, gritty streets of the South Bronx meets the white-collar world of Wall Street, as a charismatic Latino gangster tries to escape from his criminal past. He tries to make a legitimate life for himself, only to discover that the price he must pay for his new lifestyle will end up costing him more than he ever imagined
Additional physical form
Also issued on VHS.
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Kramer Mongenthau ; editor, Peter C. Frank ; original music composer, Ruben Blades ; costume designer, Jackie Roach ; production designer, Ted Glass
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong violence, pervasive language, drug content, and some sexuality
Language note
English, French or Spanish soundtracks with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles and optional English captions for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1995.9.S87
LC item number
E47 2003
PerformerNote
John Leguizamo, Peter Sarsgaard, Denise Richards, Vincent Laresca, Nestor Serrano, Delilah Cotto, Sonia Braga, Isabella Rossellini
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1965-
  • 1964-
  • 1971-
  • 1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Reyes, Franc
  • Bigel, Daniel
  • Mailer, Michael
  • Leguizamo, John
  • Sarsgaard, Peter
  • Richards, Denise
  • Laresca, Vincent
  • Serrano, Nestor
  • Cotto, Delilah
  • Braga, Sonia
  • Rossellini, Isabella
  • Morgenthau, Kramer
  • Frank, Peter C
  • Blades, Rubén
  • Roach, Jacki
  • Glass, Ted
  • Arenas Entertainment (Firm)
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
99
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Criminal behavior
  • White collar workers
  • Hispanic Americans
  • Hispanoamericanos
  • Bronx (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Empire, Arenas Entertainment and Universal Pictures present a Daniel Bigel/Michael Mailer production, a Franc. Reyes film ; produced by Daniel Bigel and Michael Mailer ; written and directed by Franc. Reyes, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2002
  • Special features: the making of Empire ; feature commentary with director Franc Reyes and director of photography Kramer Morgenthau ; deleted scenes ; the Los Angeles premiere of Empire; Empire soundtrack sampler ; theatrical trailer ; production notes ; cast and filmmakers bios ; DVD-ROM features ; recommendations
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version 2.35:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Isbn
9780783286181
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192305320
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
23053
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1506227
  • (OCoLC)ocm51746762
  • (OCoLC)51746762
  • 1506227
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, digitally recorded, NTSC, Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Empire, Arenas Entertainment and Universal Pictures present a Daniel Bigel/Michael Mailer production, a Franc. Reyes film ; produced by Daniel Bigel and Michael Mailer ; written and directed by Franc. Reyes, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2002
  • Special features: the making of Empire ; feature commentary with director Franc Reyes and director of photography Kramer Morgenthau ; deleted scenes ; the Los Angeles premiere of Empire; Empire soundtrack sampler ; theatrical trailer ; production notes ; cast and filmmakers bios ; DVD-ROM features ; recommendations
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version 2.35:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Isbn
9780783286181
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192305320
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
23053
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1506227
  • (OCoLC)ocm51746762
  • (OCoLC)51746762
  • 1506227
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, digitally recorded, NTSC, Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD

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