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Ray in February

Universal Studios Home Video have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Ray for 1st February 2005. Jamie Foxx (Collateral) stars as the one-of-a-kind innovator of soul who overcame impossible odds to become a music legend. Ray is the triumphant and remarkable story of one of America’s true musical geniuses, Ray Charles.

Arriving in standard single-disc widescreen and full screen editions ($29.98 SRP each) there will also be a two-disc widescreen limited edition ($44.98 SRP). The film disc is identical on both versions, and includes the theatrical cut plus an extended version with over 25-minutes of additional footage not shown in cinemas.

Features on the standard edition/film disc of the 2-Disc set include:

  • English and French DD5.1 Surround
  • English, French and Spanish subtitles
  • Audio Commentary with Director Taylor Hackford
  • 14 Never-before-seen deleted scenes
  • Complete uncut music performances from the film featuring Hit the Road Jack and What Kind of Man Are You
  • "Stepping Into The Part" - On-set interviews, voiceover, and exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of Ray Charles and Jamie Foxx preparing Jamie for his incredible physical, mental and musical transformation into the character of Ray Charles
  • Ray Remembered: Friends and fellow musicians remember Ray Charles
  • A Look Inside Ray
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Cast and Filmmakers
Limited Edition 2-Disc Gift Set also includes:
  • More Uncut Musical Performances - Seven additional complete uncut musical performances of "Hallelujah, I Love Her So," "Leave My Woman Alone," "Night Time is the Right Time," "Unchain My Heart," "Mary Ann," "I Can't Stop Loving You," and "Hard Times"
  • The Filmmakers' Journey: Producer Stuart Benjamin and Award-winning director Taylor Hackford reveal their 15-year journey to chronicles the life of the legendary Ray Charles
  • The Women of Ray
  • Ray: An American Story
  • Special Packaging and 28-page Bonus Photo Journal

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