This is a film about a suit. Not just any suit, mind you, but a sharkskin suit made especially for a Italian Mafia Don. More importantly, this is a film about the tailor who fit him.
“Sharkskin” is the Post World War II story of Manhattan born Mike Esposito, a practiced tailor of custom men’s clothing; a man of dignity and honor, whose developing involvements with the Italian mob wraps him up in a world of moral dilemma and clashing values.
When Mike’s dream of making a suit for the local mafia head, Don Piano, becomes a reality, he unavoidably begins to face the criminal world and its stark contrast with his highly held principles. The pay is lucrative, the prestige grand, but when Mike’s son, Sammy, unexpectedly becomes a student of and a participant in the mob’s operations, Mike begins to question the effects on his family as a consequence of his accepting the job.
Special Features: Behind the Scenes Featurette, Deleted Scenes, Trailer, Photo Gallery
Run Time: 94 mins.
Aspect Ratio: 2:40 Widescreen
Audio: 5.1 Surround
Item Number: FWD063
Pre-Order Date: 12-8-2015
Street Date: 1-19-2016
Suggested DVD Retail Price: $19.98
File Type: HD 1080 (1920×1080)
Audio: 5.1 Surround and 2.0 Stereo