Wise Blood (R2) in March
have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Wise Blood on 2nd March 2009 priced at £19.99 RRP. This drama from director John Huston stars Brad Dourif as war veteran Hazel Motes who returns from battle with little waiting for him but the hypocrisies of the over-zealous evangelists that populate his bible-belt hometown. ‘Jesus Saves’ read the neon-lit signs that litter the streets. With an upbringing fuelled by fire and brimstone sermons Hazel realizes he has had enough and begins his own rebellious crusade against the town, founding ‘The Church of Truth Without Jesus Christ’.
The cast includes Ned Beatty, Harry Dean Stanton and Amy Wright.
Extras run 70-minutes and include interviews with actors Brad Dourif, Amy Wright, screenplay writer and producer Michael Fitzgerald and screenplay writer Benedict Fitzgerald.