The 1983 film scarface was written by oliver stone and directed by brian de palma the movie centers on tony montana (al pacino), a cuban refugee who moves to miami, fla, in the 1980s and becomes a powerful drug lord mary elizabeth mastrantonio, steven bauer, and michelle pfeiffer also starred. An update of the 1932 film, scarface (1983) follows gangster tony montana and his close friend manny ray from their trip on the cuban boat lift for refugees to their arrival in miami after killing a powerful cuban figure, montana and company gain the ability to leave their refugee camps and roam around the us after. Director brian de palma and star al pacino go full-tilt in scarface, a violent, blood -soaked hyper-stylized gangster epic based on howard hughes' 1932 film of the shines as cuban immigrant tony montana, whose saga begins when he acquires his green card in exchange for assassinating a cuban government official. The interesting thing is the way tony montana stays in the memory, taking on the dimensions of a real, tortured person that hawks film was the most violent gangster film of its time, and this 1983 film by brian depalma also has been surrounded by a controversy over its violence, but in both movies the. This week sees the release on blu-ray of scarface, brian de palma's scorching 1983 crime drama starring a blistering al pacino along with michelle the story of a crime lord's rise to power, it's become both a mainstream and cult classic, admired for pacino's balls-to-the-wall portrayal of tony montana and. Hollywood has already had two cracks at the gangster tale – here's hoping they look to the 30s original, not de palma, for inspiration the boxer superimposed his head on to an image of tony montana, the character portrayed by pacino in the 1983 film, sitting in front of huge piles of cocaine brian de palma, 1983.
Director brian de palma's film tells the tale of the excessive violence of the miami drug trade and the gangsters trying to shoot their way to the top which real mafioso inspired the story which on-screen death was based on fbi and dea records read on to discover five true mob stories behind scarface: 1 tony montana. The upcoming remake of scarface has reportedly cast rogue one: a star wars story actor diego luna in the lead role de palma later helmed a remake of the film from a screenplay penned by oliver stone, and famously cast al pacino as tony montana, a cuban refugee who rode the drug trade to. It's not often that a brian de palma film has dialogue that becomes part of pop- culture lore it's the dialogue from scarface that's endlessly repeated ( preferably with a heavy cuban accent), as affected by al pacino as the ruthless small-timer tony montana, who rises rapidly to the top of the underworld.
Brian de palma's 1983 gangster pic “scarface” has become indispensable viewing for genre fans and hip-hoppers alike, and no single line from the film is as memorable no tony montana maybe the french crime drama “a prophet” is actually fulfilling some prophecy, having won the grand prix at last year's cannes, two. Scarface is a 1983 crime film directed by brian de palma, written by oliver stone and starring the great al pacino the remake centers on antonio tony montana (pacino), a cuban refugee deported to miami during the mariel boatlift of 1980, during which fidel castro sent off not only the relatives of cuban- americans. In scarface, pacino played tony montana, who arrives in florida from cuba in 1980 and eventually becomes wealthy from his involvement in the booming cocaine business things fall apart when tony becomes addicted to the drug and his world collapses in violence directed by brian de palma from a screenplay by. After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a cuban government official, tony montana stakes a claim on the drug trade in miami viciously two powerhouses brian depalma and oliver stone made history when they created the ultimate iconic film legend in the form of tony montana (al pacino) the rise.
Main scarface is a 1983 epic crime drama film directed by brian de palma, written by oliver stone and starring al pacino as tony montana a remake of howard hawks' original 1932 film of the same name, the film tells the story of a fictional cuban refugee who comes to florida in 1980 as a result. Gangsters, brian de palma's scarface (1983) and edward james olmos' american me (1992) in examining the distinction aftermath of the mariel boat crisis it tells the story of two cuban thugs, tony montana from neutralizing the causes of crime, some of the most interesting gangster films delve into scenarios of great. Scarface - tony montana, chillin' like a villain director: brian de palma stars: al pacino, michelle pfeiffer, steven bauer, mary elizabeth mastrantonio is a 1983 american cult hit crime film directed by brian de palma, written by oliver stone, produced by martin bregman and starring al pacino as tony montana.
In the 1932 scarface, an italian (paul muni) took over chicago, and in the brian de palma-directed remake, a cuban cornered the cocaine trade in 1980s “ crime doesn't pay”, also a conservative theme, was the unwritten moral tale, that and the need for self-sacrifice, as when tony montana essentially. Scarface posterscarface moviealternative movie postersfilm postersmovie poster artcinema postersgraphic designcult moviesiconic movies scarface is a 1983 american cult hit crime film directed by brian de palma, written by oliver stone, produced by martin bregman and starring al pacino as tony montana.
Such can be said of scarface (1983), the epic crime drama directed by brian de palma the film where al pacino portrays his most over-the-top character a cuban refugee and notorious underworld figure tony montana scarface-original-2 perhaps there are readers who have visited the astor theatre. A hand-painted portrait of tony montana (al pacino) and elvira hancock ( michelle pfeiffer) from brian de palma's crime drama scarface tony montana's portrait hung on the first floor of his mansion the painting is seen in numerous scenes, however the bullet holes are not seen in the final cut of the film. De palma then made scarface (1983), an over-the-top yet effective updating of howard hawks's 1932 gangster classic it traced the rise and fall of tony montana (al pacino), a cuban refugee who takes over miami's drug trade the violent film, with a script by oliver stone, drew mixed reviews, but it was a success at the box.
Scarface is a 1983 american crime film directed by brian de palma and written by oliver stone, a remake of the 1932 film of the same name the film tells the story of cuban refugee tony montana (al pacino) who arrives in 1980s miami with nothing and rises to become a powerful drug kingpin the cast also features. Steven bauer, michelle pfeiffer, brian de palma and al pacino appeared at a 35th anniversary 'scarface' screening for the tribeca film festival credit: in general, though, the moderator floated softball questions to pacino – who's more evil, tony montana in this movie or satan in devil's advocate. In a twisted and disturbed way, oliver stone and brian de palma's remake of the 1930s gangster film, scarface, offers up some harsh truths about living one's life there are dozens of threads online dissecting the philosophy of tony montana, and in a very bloody way, he embodies the american dream of climbing the. This new generation of artists have grown up with different role models, and cultural touchstones such as scarface now appear to be losing their influence brian de palma's 1983 film follows tony montana's violent journey from penniless cuban immigrant to millionaire cocaine kingpin considering that.
It's an indelible series of images in the closing moments of brian de palma's bombastic thriller scarface (1983), drug-fuelled cuban crime lord tony montana ( al pacino) is under attack swathes of vengeful hoods gather outside this tetchy, truculent mini-monster's door, eager to put a definitive stop to his. Crime mary elizabeth mastrantonio and richard delmonte in scarface (1983) al pacino and brian de palma in scarface (1983) al pacino in scarface (1983) al pacino in fact the film practically borderlines satire, ironic considering all the gangsta rappers that were positively inspired by the lifestyle of tony montana. Explore joe ramos's board tony montana on pinterest | see more ideas about montana, scarface movie and cinema.