DVD
English
Begin jaren 1970 is 42nd Street, New York, een centrum van de porno-filmindustrie, prostitutie en drugshandel.
Title
The deuce. Season 1 / created by David Simon & George Pelecanos
Author of screenplay
David Simon 1960- George P. Pelecanos
Actor
James Franco Maggie Gyllenhaal
Language
English
Publisher
Home Box Office, © 2018
3 dvd-video's
Recording date
2017
Playing time
8 x 58 min.
Note
Taalkeuze: Engels, Frans, Duits, Spaans, Pools Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Frans, Duits, Spaans, Noors, Deens, Zweeds, Fins, Pools, Portugees, Engels voor doven en slechthorenden
EAN
5051888235119

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 100 times in Flemish libraries

Reviews

Amerikaanse dramaserie van David Simon en George Pelecanos, die eerder samenwerkten aan 'The wire'. 'Deuce' is slang voor het getal twee, 'The deuce' is een van de bijnamen van 42nd Street in New York. Begin jaren zeventig was deze wijk rondom Times Square een louche buurt, met prostitutie, drugshandel en opkomende maffia. De porno-industrie wordt min of meer gelegaliseerd en raakt geprofessionaliseerd. De serie volgt een groot aantal personages, waaronder straatprostituee Candy (Maggie Gyllenhaal) die in de pornofilm-industrie terechtkomt en de tweelingbroers Vincent en Frankie Martino (een dubbelrol van James Franco), die verknoopt raken met de maffia. De recensenten geven 4 of 5 sterren. Mark Moorman (Volkskrant 7-9-'17): '(...) Er zitten eigenlijk geen zwakke plekken in de cast, die wordt geholpen door de geweldige dialogen en authenticiteit van de scènes (...) Alle opwinding van die jarenzeventigvibe (de kleuren, auto's, muziek) gecombineerd met authentiek en hartverscheurend dra…Read more

About David Simon

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David Judah Simon (born February 9, 1960) is an American author, journalist, and television writer and producer best known for his work on The Wire (2002–08). He worked for the Baltimore Sun City Desk for twelve years (1982–95), wrote Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets (1991), and co-wrote The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood (1997) with Ed Burns. The former book was the basis for the NBC series Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–99), on which Simon served as a writer and producer. Simon adapted the latter book into the HBO mini-series The Corner (2000).

He was the creator, executive producer, head writer, and show runner for all five seasons of the HBO television series The Wire (2002–2008). He adapted the non-fiction book Generation Kill into a television mini-series, and served as the show runner for the project. He was selected as one of the 2010 MacArthur Fellows and named an …Read more on Wikipedia

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