The Magdalene Sisters and Dirty Pretty Things arrive on R1 DVD
Miramax Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of The Magdalene Sisters for 23rd March 2004 with a retail price of $29.99. This powerful film, winner of the prestigious Gold Lion Best Picture Award at the Venice Film Festival, the Discovery Award at the 2002 Toronto Film Festival and a Best Film nominee at the prestigious 2003 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards (BAFTA), is based on actual events at the now infamous Magdalene Laundries in Ireland. For more on the film you can find Mike Sutton's review of the UK Region 2 DVD release here.
Features on this R1 edition are:-
- Anamorphic Widescreen transfer
- English and French DD5.1 Surround
- French and Spanish subtitles
- Documentary "Sex In A Cold Climate"
Features on DVD include:-
- 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen transfer
- DD5.1 Surround
- Spanish subtitles
- Audio Commentary with director Stephen Frears
- Behind-the-scenes material