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Do the right thing
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"The hottest day of the year explodes onscreen in this vibrant look at a day in the life of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. A portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise, "--Container.

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Language:
English
UPC:
025192008924

Notes

General Note
"Director Approved special edition"--Container.
General Note
Special features, disc 1 (the movie): new widescreen digital transfer, enhanced for 16x9 televisions and approved by cinematographer Ernest Dickerson ; Dolby Digital surround and PCM stereo soundtracks ; audio commentary by director Spike Lee, Ernest Dickerson, production designer Wynn Thomas, and actor Joie Lee ; English subtitles ; optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition.
General Note
Special features, disc 2 (the supplement): new video introductions by Spike Lee ; St. Clair Bourne's 60-minute documentary "The Making of Do the Right Thing" ; Spike Lee and line producer Jon Kilik revisit the Bed-Stuy locations ; Public Enemy's video for "Fight the Power" directed by Spike Lee ; the 1989 Cannes Film Festival press conference with Spike Lee, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, and Joie Lee ; Spike Lee's behind-the-scenes footage, from rehearsal to wrap ; original storyboards for the riot sequence ; new video interview with editor Barry Brown ; theatrical trailer and tv spots.
Creation/Production Credits
Co-producer, Monty Ross ; production design, Wynn Thomas ; photographer, Ernest Dickerson ; editor, Barry Alexander Brown ; original music score, Bill Lee.
Participants/Performers
Danny Aiello (Sal), Ossie Davis (Da Mayor), Ruby Dee (Mother Sister), Richard Edson (Vito), Giancarlo Esposito (Buggin Out), Spike Lee (Mookie), Bull Nunn (Radio Raheem), John Turturro (Pino), Rosie Perez (Tina), Joie Lee (Jade), John Savage (Clifton), Sam Jackson (Mister Señor Love Daddy).
Participants/Performers
The Natural Spiritual Orchestra, featuring Branford Marsalis (tenor and soprano saxophone), conductor, William J.E. Lee.
Description
"The hottest day of the year explodes onscreen in this vibrant look at a day in the life of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. A portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise, "--Container.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R.
System Details
DVD, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; stereo. surround sound; digital transfer.
System Details
Audio track information, Disc 1: track 1, film soundtrack, PCM Stereo ; track 2, film soundtrack, Dolby Digital Surround ; track 3, commentary, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Language
Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Lee, S., Aiello, D., Davis, O., Dee, R., Edson, R., Esposito, G., Nunn, B., Turturro, J., Perez, R., Lee, J. S., Savage, J., Jackson, S. L., Dickerson, E. R., Brown, B. A., & Lee, B. (2001). Do the right thing. Universal City, CA: Universal City Studios.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Spike. Lee et al.. 2001. Do the Right Thing. Universal City, CA: Universal City Studios.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Spike. Lee et al., Do the Right Thing. Universal City, CA: Universal City Studios, 2001.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Lee, Spike., et al. Do the Right Thing. Universal City, CA: Universal City Studios, 2001. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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