The Descent (BD) in December

Lions Gate Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of The Descent for 26th December 2006 priced at $39.99 SRP. Directed by Neil Marshall, winner of the British Independent Film Award for Best Director, The Descent is an intense psychological thriller that is coming to Blu-ray Disc day-and-date with the R1 DVD release.

With groundbreaking Blu-ray features such as THE GATE: The Descent Underground Experience, special features presented in high-definition, along with 6.1 PCM audio (uncompressed), Blu-ray java interactive menus, The Descent dual-layer (BD) 50GB sets the bar for maximizing the capabilities of the Blu-ray format. With Blu-ray, it is also possible to view both the high-definition original unrated cut of the film as well as the theatrical version that was released in the United States.

Features include:

  • Theatrical/Rated R and Original Unrated Cuts via Seamless Branching
  • 1080P 2.35:1 Widescreen
  • English 6.1 PCM (Uncompressed) & English DD5.1 EX Surround
  • English & Spanish subtitles
  • THE GATE: The Descent Underground Experience: go to the next level of Blu-ray special features. For the first time ever, gain access inside the making of the motion picture simultaneously viewing behind the scenes footage, in-depth interviews and commentaries, all without ever leaving the feature film!
  • Commentary with Director and Cast (unrated and rated)
  • Commentary with Director and Crew (unrated and rated)
  • “The Descent: Beneath the Scenes” documentary
  • DesENDING – Interview with Neil Marshall
  • Newly remastered deleted and extended scenes
  • Outtakes
  • “Caving” – A High Definition experience – take a first person perspective as our camera leads you deep beneath the surface of the Earth to explore the stunning beauty and claustrophobic confines of underground caves in High Definition.
  • BDJ Interactive Menus – with enhanced menu graphics/user interface
  • Storyboard and scene comparisons
  • Stills gallery
  • Cast and crew biographies

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