Shutter Island (R2/UK BD) in July
Paramount Home Entertainment have announced the UK DVD and Blu-ray Disc release of Shutter Island on 26th July 2010. Martin Scorsese’s latest was written for the screen by Laeta Kalogridis and tells the story of two U.S. marshals investigating the mysterious disappearance of an inmate from a hospital for the criminally insane. But as their investigation proceeds, they uncover an intricate web of deception where nothing may be as it seems. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Sir Ben Kingsley, Max von Sydow, Michelle Williams and Emily Mortimer.
Available on barebones DVD (£19.99 RRP) and a slightly-less-barebones Blu-ray Disc (£26.99 RRP), the latter includes 2 featurettes detailed below:
- Behind the Shutters—Follows the film from its inception as an acclaimed novel through the production process and to the big screen. Includes interviews with cast and crew.
- Into the Lighthouse—Discusses the historical landscape of psychiatric therapies during the 1950s through interviews with cast and crew.
Audio is DD5.1 on DVD and 5.1 DTS-HD MA on Blu-ray.