MGM Drama Catalogue Titles in April
MGM Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of four drama titles from their back catalogue for 12th April 2005. All discs will retail at $14.95 SRP and include English, French and Spanish subtitles...
Convicts (1991) - In rural Texas 1902, 13-year-old Horace (Lucas Haas) toils on a run-down plantation to buy a tombstone for the father he lost a year earlier. Soll (Robert Duvall), the crusty old Confederate who owns the plantation, has yet to pay the boy a penny of the money he owes him. But on Christmas Eve, as Soll becomes obsessed with his own mortality, he makes a grand promise…forcing Horace to confront his fear of death and the harsh truths of a decadent society.
1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen & Full Screen transfers, English and Spanish Mono
Hawaii (1966) - They came to bring God, but instead brought disease and destruction. The Rev. Abner Hale (Max Von Sydow) and his gentle wife Jerusha (Julie Andrews) attempt to convert early 19th-century Hawaiian natives to Christianity…but find themselves ill-equipped to endure the unexpected tribulations of paradise. Surging with the excitement of windstorms, firestorms, shark attacks and magnificent island scenery, Hawaii shines as passionately as the island paradise itself!
2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen, English Mono. Includes "The Making of Hawaii".
Staying Together - After their father abruptly sells the beloved family-owned restaurant that has employed them for years, the charismatic McDermott boys – hot-tempered Brian (Tim Quill), lovelorn Kit (Dermot Mulroney) and jokester Duncan (Sean Astin) – find themselves at odds with their parents and each other. But when an unexpected tragedy befalls the family, they are forced to confront their differences and adult responsibilities as they learn about love, sex, loyalty and the true meaning of brotherhood!
1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen & Full Screen transfers, English Stereo Surround
The Trip To Bountiful (1985) - Carrie Watts (Geraldine Page) is an elderly woman with a weak heart – but of strong determination. Trapped in a tiny apartment under the care of her cowardly son and his shrewish wife, Carrie is determined to escape and return to her girlhood home. Seizing her chance – and her meager Social Security check – Carrie sets out on an unforgettable quest to make peace with her past…and the secrets of her heart that draw her ever homeward.
1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen & Full Screen transfers, English Mono. Includes "Return to Bountiful" documentary and Original Theatrical Trailer.