Academy Award winner Al Pacino is an ex-druglord fighting to escape his violent, trecherous past in this crime-action tour-de-force from acclaimed director Brian De Palma. Sprung from prison on a legal technicallity by his cocaine-addled attorney (Sean Penn), former drug king-pin Carlito Brigante (Pacino) stuns the local underworld when he tries to go straight. Taking a job managing a glitzy, low-life nightclub, he tracks down his one time girlfriend (Penelope Ann Miller) and rekindles their romance, promising he's changed for good. But Carlito's dream of going legitimate at every turn by murderous former cronies and even deadlier young thugs out to make a name for themselves.
Despite good intentions, Carlito's misguided loyalties and an outmoded code of "honour" will plunge him into a savage life-or-death battle against the relentless forces that refuse to let him go. Reuniting the star and director of Scarface, Carlito's Way is a powerful, passionate motion picture.
Carlito's Way - Rise to Power
From the producer of Scarface and Carlito’s Way comes the gritty, urban-action thriller that reveals the early years of a gangster legend (Carlito Brigante). This explosive new film tells the story of Carlito’s rise to power in a brutal world of greed and revenge and his survival through loyalty and respect for the rules of the street