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City by the Sea from Warner in July

Warner Home Entertainment have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of City by the Sea for July 14th 2003. For the retail price of £15.99 you can expect the following features on the disc...

  • 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English Dolby Digital 5.1 Sound
  • Commentary by writer Ken Hixon and producer Matthew Baer
  • Mark of a Murderer: Six Words About Filmmaking with Michael Caton- Jones
From the PR...

New York City homicide detective Vincent LaMarca (Robert De Niro) has forged a long and distinguished career in law enforcement, making a name for himself as a man intensely committed to his work. But on his latest case, the stakes are higher for Vincent - the suspect he's investigating is his own son, Joey (James Franco).

Vincent and Joey have been painfully estranged ever since Vincent divorced Joey's mother and left the decaying boardwalks of Long Beach, Long Island for the anonymity of Manhattan and a successful career with the NYPD. He lives his life in solitude, keeping even his girlfriend (Frances McDormand) at arm's length. The closest relationship he maintains is with his partner, Reg (George Dzundza) - and Vincent makes sure that stops at the precinct door. As long as Vincent lives in the protection of the present, he doesn't have to deal with the pain of his past.

The murder investigation draws Vincent home to Long Beach, the self-proclaimed CITY BY THE SEA, where the past has been waiting for him to return. In the course of his investigation, Vincent discovers that his own unresolved pain and failures as a father have deeply influenced Joey's life and the destructive choices he has made.

As a cop, Vincent must bring a criminal to justice; as a father, he must find a way to save his son. Now he will put his life on the line in order to do right by both his family and his profession.

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