Solo sul suo cadavere le due bande si placano trovando la reciproca comprensione. Released on October 18, 1961, through , the film received high praise from critics and viewers, and became the second highest grossing film of the year in the United States. Tony et Maria s'avouent quant à eux leurs sentiments sur les escaliers de secours installés dans la cour de l'immeuble vétuste où elle vient d'emménager. Maria waits for Tony on the rooftop of her apartment building when Chino arrives and tells her what happened. Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein - Somewhere Adagio. Réunis autour de leur leader, ils évaluent la menace des Sharks et constatent que « une bande qui n'est pas maîtresse d'une rue n'est rien ».
Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein - Mambo Meno Presto. Krupke, who suspects the Jets are planning something, visits them and warns them not to cause trouble. According to , Robbins nearly suffered a nervous breakdown during the time he worked on the film. Questi si oppone e sfida i Jets: dopo un consiglio di guerra, le due bande decidono di limitare la sfida in una lotta senza armi. Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein - Cool Fugue Allegretto. Doc banishes the Jets and gives Tony his getaway money in the basement and delivers Anita's message.
Alors qu'ils tombent amoureux, la rivalité entre les deux clans s'envenime. Puis une merveilleuse réalisation d'acteurs prodigieux. Chacun est là pour défendre son turf et empêcher l'autre de gagner du terrain : « Nous marquons les bornes, ne les franchissez pas », proclament les Jets. Unwilling to watch Tony be humiliated, Riff initiates a knife fight. Due bande giovanili rivali si contendono il territorio del West Side, un quartiere popolare di New York.
Maria and Tony begin meeting in secret, planning to run away. Tony arrives and explains what transpired and asks for her forgiveness before he turns himself in to the police. Schrank, Krupke and Doc arrive and the gangs form a funeral procession, with Maria following. L'amour entre le fils de Polonais et la jeune immigrée porto-ricaine est rendu impossible par les haines inter-communautaires. Tony and Maria fantasize about their wedding ceremony. The Jets and Sharks arrive to find Maria holding Tony, who dies. Maria sends Tony to stop it, hoping it can end the violence.
Portraying the Jets are , , , , , and. Voir ou revoir West Side Story permet retrouver le New York des années 1950 et de s'interroger sur l'évolution actuelle de nos sociétés multiculturelles. Ultimately, Beymer, the most unlikely of the candidates, won the part of Tony. When Schrank arrives, the gangs feign friendship. Then the Sharks and Jets plan a rumble under the highway — whoever wins gains control of the streets. For the 50th anniversary of the film's 1961 release, a score closer to the Broadway version was created by Garth Edwin Sunderland of the Leonard Bernstein Office to be performed live at screenings of the movie with the score removed, but with the original vocals maintained.
Ice sends the Jets to warn Tony. When Beatty went to screen test for the role of Tony, Wood read opposite him as Maria as a favor because she had been practicing with him. They profess their love and Anita warns them about the consequences if Bernardo learns of their relationship. When Anita reaches Doc's, the Jets harass her, until Doc intervenes. Then the Skarks and Jets plan a rumble under the highway - whoever wins gains control of the streets.
Reprising their stage roles in the film were Carole D'Andrea as Velma, Tommy Abott as Gee-Tar, and William Bramley as Officer Krupke. Anybodys arrives and warns them that Chino is now after Tony. Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein - Finale Adagio. The Kenton version won the 1962 for Best Jazz Recording by a Large Group. Si l'on peut souvent éprouver des déceptions quant aux films raflant une ribambelle d'oscars, il faut avouer que 'West Side Story' en est une parfaite exception. The Jets decide to challenge the Sharks to a rumble at an upcoming dance for neighborhood control.
Maria is sent home; Anita argues that Bernardo is overprotective of Maria and they compare the advantages of Puerto Rico and the United States. Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein - Rumble Molto Allegro. Tony arrives to stop the fight, but Bernardo antagonizes him. Plein de bonne volonté, l'animateur tente vainement de mélanger les deux groupes qui finissent toujours par se reconstituer en retrouvant leur place naturelle comme le ferait une émulsion d'huile et de vinaigre. Maria sends Tony to stop it, hoping it can end the violence.
However, he turned it down due to his concert and recording commitments. Exterior shots used the buildings of , which were vacant and about to be torn down, allowing them to be used as a set. Tony discreetly visits Maria on her fire escape, where they reaffirm their love. Their hatred escalates to a point where neither can coexist with any form of understanding. Un chef d'ï¿½uvre incontournable transgénérationnel. Their hatred escalates to a point where neither can coexist with any form of understanding.
Richard Chamberlain was also thought too old at age 26. After about one-third of the movie had been shot, , concerned that the production was running over-budget, dismissed Robbins. Maria and Tony begin meeting in secret, planning to run away. Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein - Scherzo Vivace E Leggiero. The producers were not considering her for the role of Maria at that time. Maria and Tony begin meeting in secret, planning to run away. Et, surtout, des chorégraphies époustouflantes, où une scène de danse se transforme en affrontement, ou l'inverse.