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Scarface

Scarface

Scarface

1983 / 170min / 35mm

DIRECTOR: BRIAN DE PALMA

CAST: AL PACINO, MICHELLE PFEIFFER, MARY ELIZABETH MASTRANTONIO

SCREENPLAY - OLIVER STONE
MUSIC - GIORGIO MORODER

De Palma’s ultraviolent, ultra-quotable, ultra-colorful, ultra everything remake of Howard Hawks’s gangster classic is the crass flipside to The Godfather, a massively deranged and gleefully disreputable tale of the rise and plunging downfall of a Cuban immigrant turned Miami drug kingpin. Al Pacino throws himself into the title role with the fury of an angry Rottweiler, while Michelle Pfeiffer glowers gorgeously in her breakthrough role as his trophy wife. Featuring cinema’s second most shocking shower scene, and a script by Oliver Stone, Scarface is the film of the Reagan eighties.