Death of a Dynasty

Overview

Hip-hop mogul Damon Dash Paper Soldiers directs this semi-autobiographical film based on his life as the proprietor of Roc-a-Fella Records. Ebon Moss-Bachrach stars as David Katz, a reporter who, upon interviewing rap producer Damon Capone, finds himself drawn deeper and deeper into the high-class world of hip-hop. Before he knows it, Katz ignites a war within the label that could bring down the operation for good. A bevy of celebrities from all walks of life make appearances, including Riddick Bowe, Lorraine ...
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Overview

Hip-hop mogul Damon Dash Paper Soldiers directs this semi-autobiographical film based on his life as the proprietor of Roc-a-Fella Records. Ebon Moss-Bachrach stars as David Katz, a reporter who, upon interviewing rap producer Damon Capone, finds himself drawn deeper and deeper into the high-class world of hip-hop. Before he knows it, Katz ignites a war within the label that could bring down the operation for good. A bevy of celebrities from all walks of life make appearances, including Riddick Bowe, Lorraine Bracco, Mariah Carey, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, Carson Daly, Jay-Z, Chloe Sevigny, James Toback, and countless others.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Behind the scenes; Original theatrical trailer; Optional English subtitles (for the hearing impaired)
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/30/2005
  • UPC: 807839001921
  • Original Release: 2003
  • Rating:

  • Source: Tla
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 1:31:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ebon Moss-Bachrach David Katz
Devon Aoki Picasso
Capone Damon
Robert Stapleton Jay-Z
Rashida Jones Layna
Kevin Hart P-Diddy, Lackey
Big Joe
Phillip Bloch
Mr. Blue
Riddick Bowe
Lorraine Bracco
D. M. C.
Aliya Campbell
Mariah Carey
Samantha Cole
Sean Combs
Carson Daly
Damon Dash Fresh to Def
Drena De Niro
Jamie-Lynn DiScala
Dr. Dre
Flavor Flav
Walt Frazier
Georgie Greville
Jam Master Jay
Jay-Z
Sale Johnson
Gerald Kelly Biggs
Shoshanna Lonstein
Ed Lover
Master P
Darryl "DMC" McDaniels
Charlie Murphy
Michael Musto
N.O.R.E.
Q-Tip
Michael Rapaport
Busta Rhymes
Denise Rich
Samantha Ronson
Mark Ronson
Peter Sarsgaard
Chloë Sevigny
Duncan Sheik
Jamie-Lynn Sigler
Russell Simmons
Dan Stapleton
James Toback
Richard Turley
Kari Wuhrer
Technical Credits
Damon Dash Director, Producer
Claudie B. Associate Producer
Jan Baracz Art Director
Steven Beer Producer
Sarah Beers Costumes/Costume Designer
Big Chuck Score Composer
Jay Black Associate Producer
Mr. Blue Screenwriter
Emerson E. Bruns Associate Producer
Gonzalo Cordoba Art Director
David V. Daniel Cinematographer
Theron Feemster Score Composer
Chris Fiore Editor
Lisa Fragner Executive Producer
Cecil Gentry Production Designer
Urs Hirschbiegel Asst. Director
Ann H. McKinnon Set Decoration/Design
Adam "Blue" Moreno Screenwriter
Cha-Ka Pilgrim Associate Producer
Theresa Radka Sound/Sound Designer
Isen Robbins Co-producer
Ron Rotholz Executive Producer
Aimee Schoof Co-producer
Adrienne Stern Casting
Ted Weinrib Associate Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 --
1. "The Mic" [10:34]
2. The ROC Is Different [4:40]
3. Diamond [7:49]
4. Picasso [10:22]
5. The Hamptons [9:07]
6. Diva Shit [8:41]
7. He Got Greedy [8:56]
8. Dave Ski [9:49]
9. The Dynasty [10:27]
10. Scam of the Century [11:12]
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Menu

Disc #1 --
   Play
   Scene Selections
   Set Up
      Audio
         2.0 Stereo
         5.1 Surround
      Subtitles
         English Subtitles On
         English Subtitles Off
   Special Features
      Behind-the-Dynasty
      Theatrical Trailer
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