Nearly double the price elsewhere
The year is 1975 and former gangster Carlito Brigante has just been released from jail after serving the first five years of a long sentence. Carlito's lawyer David Kleinfeld has discovered a loop hole in the law and this time, Carlito is determined to go straight. He wants to retire to the Bahamas and set up a small business with his girlfriend Gail. All he needs is a stake. Suddenly Kleinfeld comes forward with the perfect proposition. Just a small debt of friendship. Consider it a favour. But if Carlito's learned anything from the streets, it's that a favour will kill you faster than a bullet...
(Brian De Palma, 1993)
Carlito's Way Rise To Power:
From the producer of Scarface and Carlito's Way comes this explosive prequel charting Carlito Brigante's ascension within the heroin business. Seduced by the power of the brutal New York underworld, Carlito Brigante enters a deadly circle of greed and retribution. Carlito is on the fast-track to becoming Spanish Harlem's number one kingpin, but quickly learns that the only way to survive at the top is through loyalty to his friends and respect for the rules of the street.
(Michael Scott Bregman, 2005)