The Way of the Gun [DVD] [2000]

Academy award-winning screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie's directorial debut, The Way of the Gun, comes to DVD with a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. The closed-captioned English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1. There are no subtitles on this release. Supplemental materials include a commentary track recorded by the director, interviews, the theatrical trailer, television commercials, production notes, and backstage footage. This is an excellent release from Artisan that only gets better when one figures in the inexpensive list price.
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Special Features

  • 16:9 widescreen version
  • 5.1 Dolby Digital audio
  • Cast and crew information
  • Cast interviews
  • Commentaries by director/writer Christopher McQuarrie and composer Joe Kraemer
  • Digitally mastered
  • Interactive menus
  • Isolated music track with commentary by composer Joe Kraemer
  • Production notes
  • Scene access
  • Storyboards and script of a deleted scene

Synopsis

The Way of the Gun
In this suspense thriller, two small-time crooks make a bid for the big time with disastrous results. Robin (Juliette Lewis) is carrying a child as a surrogate mother for a wealthy couple, Hale and Francesca Chidduck (Scott Wilson and Kristin Lehman) when she's kidnapped by Parker (Ryan Phillippe) and Longbaugh (Benicio Del Toro), who believe that the adoptive parents will pay a large ransom to ensure the safety of both mother and baby. The kidnappers soon discover that they're out of their league when they're confronted by Mafia-connected lawyer Joe Sarno (James Caan) and a pair of hired killers, Jeffers (Taye Diggs) and Obecks (Nicky Katt); at the same time, Parker finds himself increasingly attached to Robin. The Way of the Gun marked the directorial debut of screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie, whose script credits include The Usual Suspects and Public Access. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Ryan Phillippe
    Ryan Phillippe - Parker
  • Benicio Del Toro
    Benicio Del Toro - Longbaugh
  • James Caan
    James Caan - Joe Sarno
  • Juliette Lewis
    Juliette Lewis - Robin
  • Taye Diggs
    Taye Diggs - Jeffers

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