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80 Blocks From Tiffany's

Overview

The gangs in the South Bronx about 80 blocks from Tiffany's in more ways than one are handled with kid gloves in this one-hour treatment by Gary Weis. The more articulate members of the Savage Nomads and Savage Skulls are interviewed while the less articulate minorities who incongruously brandish swastikas are glossed over. Aside from gang members venting about "social injustice" and cops, there are interviews with the police, a priest, and some community workers. In general, the documentary indicates that this ...
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Overview

The gangs in the South Bronx about 80 blocks from Tiffany's in more ways than one are handled with kid gloves in this one-hour treatment by Gary Weis. The more articulate members of the Savage Nomads and Savage Skulls are interviewed while the less articulate minorities who incongruously brandish swastikas are glossed over. Aside from gang members venting about "social injustice" and cops, there are interviews with the police, a priest, and some community workers. In general, the documentary indicates that this one small part of the U.S. would gladly be engaged in a mini-civil war if left to ferment on its own.
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Special Features

Interview with Gary Weis (producer & director); Interview with Joan Churchill (Director of photography)
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/23/2010
  • UPC: 165212770391
  • Original Release: 1983
  • Source: Traffic Ent.
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:06:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 38,857

Cast & Crew

Technical Credits
Gary Weis Director, Producer
Jon Bradshaw Original Story
Joan Churchill Cinematographer
Michael Goldman Editor
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- 80 Blocks from Tiffany's
1. Chapter 1 [3:03]
3. Chapter 2 [1:55]
5. Chapter 3 [2:20]
14. Chapter 4 [2:44]
16. Chapter 5 [3:08]
18. Chapter 6 [4:51]
1. Chapter 1 [3:03]
3. Chapter 2 [1:55]
5. Chapter 3 [2:20]
14. Chapter 4 [2:44]
16. Chapter 5 [3:08]
18. Chapter 6 [4:51]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- 80 Blocks from Tiffany's
   Play All
   Bonus
      Interview With Bary Weis (Producer & Director)
      Interview With Joan Churchill (Director of Photography)
   Widescreen
   Standard Screen
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