The Wanderers

Directed by Philip Kaufman

Release: 1979
Runtime: 117
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Director: Philip Kaufman
Writer: Richard Price
Crew: Michael Chapman

Based on the acclaimed first novel by Richard Price (The Night Of), Philip Kaufman's The Wanderers follows the exploits of the eponymous Italian-American gang in the Bronx in 1963, just before the country underwent profound change.  Part comedy and part drama, the film is an evocative and thrilling look back at a more innocent time.  The cult classic features a jukebox full of golden oldies and a young cast of up and comers including Ken Wahl (Wiseguy), Karen Allen (Raiders of the Lost Ark), and Linda Manz (Days of Heaven)!  Cinematography by Michael Chapman (Taxi Driver, Raging Bull).  Co-starring John Friedrich, Toni Kalem, Alan Rosenberg, Jim Youngs, Tony Ganios, Dolph Sweet, Michael Wright, Val Avery, Olympia Dukakis and Erland van Lidth de Jeude.  New 2K restoration!

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  • Color: Color
  • Formats: Blu-ray, DVD

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