Amazing Grace (R1) in November
Fox Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Amazing Grace on 13th November 2007 priced at $29.98 SRP. From director Michael Apted, Amazing Grace tells the inspiring story of how one man’s passion and perseverance changed the world. Based on the true-life story of William Wilberforce (Ioan Gruffudd), a leader of the British abolition movement, the film chronicles his epic struggle to pass a law to end the slave trade in the late 18th century.
- Anamorphic Widescreen Presentation
- English DD5.1 Surround
- English, French and Spanish subtitles
- Audio Commentary with Director Michael Apted and Ioan Gruffudd
- “How Sweet the Sound: The Story of Amazing Grace” – this half-hour documentary provides an in-depth look at the making of the film and the story’s relevance to today.
- “Finding Freedom” - A Tour of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center providing factual information about modern-day slavery practices
- Interactive Discussion Tools and Study Guides – The discussion guides provide thought-provoking questions that can be printed out for use in classrooms or bible study groups.
- Music video of Grammy Nominee Chris Tomlin’s version of “Amazing Grace.”