About the film
new york city based on novel or book public murder racism class differences pianist ragtime revenge killing radical politics piano racial injustice early 1900s
Release Date: November 20, 1981
|Slogan||:||«The passion, the violence, the birth of America's Gilded Age.»|
|Production Companies||:||Paramount, Dino De Laurentiis Company, Sunley Productions Ltd.|
|Producers||:||Bernard Williams, Michael Hausman, Dino De Laurentiis, Mary Goldberg, Richard Brick, Patricia Churchill, Fred Sidewater, Malcolm J. Christopher|
|Writers||:||E. L. Doctorow, Michael Weller|
A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.