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Smart People (R1) in August

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Smart People on 12th August 2008 priced at $29.99 SRP. Directed by first-time feature filmmaker Noam Murro and scripted by novelist Mark Poirier, Smart People is a comedy about a smart, yet lovable dysfunctional family with lots to learn.

Once an idealistic and ambitious academic, Professor Lawrence Wetherhold (Dennis Quaid) lost his passion for teaching when he lost his wife. Hunkered-down behind his books, Wetherhold has forgotten how to connect, even with his daughter, the acerbically witty Vanessa (Ellen Page). Suddenly a head injury sends Wetherhold to the emergency room where his world spins out of his control. Forced to depend on his brother (Thomas Haden Church), a freeloading oddball, for transportation, Wetherhold is surprised to find himself attracted to his ER doctor and former ex-student (Sarah Jessica Parker) and begins to emerge from his isolation—with surprising consequences for the entire family.

Features include:

  • 2.40:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1 Surround
  • English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles
  • The Smartest People – interviews with the producers, cast and crew
  • Audio Commentary by director Noam Murro and writer Mark Jude Poirier
  • Not So Smart – a collection of outtakes from the film
  • Deleted Scenes (x9)
  • Smart People At Sundance – footage from the premiere of Smart People at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival

Last updated: 18/04/2018 23:12:21

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