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Children of Men R2 SE in March

Universal Pictures have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Children of Men (2-Disc Special Edition) for 19th March 2007 priced at £19.99. Alfonso Cuarón's science fiction thriller is set in a decaying future world where women have been infertile for 18 years. Clive Owen plays a former activist asked to protect a newly pregnant mother. Julianne Moore also stars.

One of the fastest double-dips in recent times (the original and almost barebones edition was released on 15th January) features on this new two-disc special edition include:

  • 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English & German DD5.1 Surround
  • English SDH, German and Dutch subtitles
  • Children of Men comments by Slavoj Zizek (5:41mins)
  • Deleted Scenes (2:16mins)
  • Theo and Julian (4:37mins) – Further exploration of Theo & Julian’s relationship
  • Futuristic Design (8:36mins) – Insights into the set design used in the film
  • Visual Effects: Creating the Baby – Creating the baby using CGI technology
  • The Possibility of Hope – Talking heads commentary directed by Alfonso Cuaron on exploring themes of Reality, Fear, Walls, Fever and Hope

Times are based on the BBFC database listings for these extras. Total running time for the extras is 59mins.

The UK HD DVD release is currently scheduled for 7th May 2007 with U-Control features already passed by the BBFC (totalling 28mins of content).


Last updated: 19/04/2018 03:03:50

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