Donnie Brasco DVD
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- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: April 4, 2004
The man who helped topple the New York mob reflects on six years spent undercover.
- See how he helped put the heads of five New York Mafia families behind bars.
- Follow FBI agent Joe Pistone on his six-year mission to infiltrate the mob.
- Pistone himself tells the incredible tale.
He was an undercover FBI agent who assumed the identity of Donnie Brasco, a jewel thief. For six years, he kept his true identity secret as he infiltrated successively higher levels of the New York Mafia, at ever greater risk. In the end, his steadfast work led to convictions for five of the most infamous criminals in America.
In this riveting program, Joe Pistone reflects on his shadow life as a mobster. See how he struggled to preserve his sense of self while condoning burglaries, extortion and hired hits on a seemingly constant basis. Find out why he was able to succeed where everyone else before him had failed, and learn the price he paid for his accomplishments.