Blood Diamond (R1) in March - Artwork added
Warner Home Video have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Blood Diamond for 20th March 2007. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, an ex-mercenary turned smuggler (Leonard DiCaprio) and a Mende fisherman (Djimon Hounsou) join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son, conscripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed across the alternately beautiful and ravaged countryside.
Director Edward Zwick’s latest is available in separate Single-Disc Widescreen and Full Screen editions ($28.98 SRP) or as a Two-Disc Widescreen Special Edition ($34.99 SRP). The film is presented with English, French and Spanish audio (DD5.1 Surround) and subtitle options along with a Director’s Commentary.
Additional extras on the Two-Disc Special Edition include:
- ”Blood on the Stone” Documentary (50mins) - Follow the path of a diamond from the ground to the store
- ”Becoming Archer” Featurette (8:30mins) - A profile of Leonardo DiCaprio and how he trained for the war
- ”Journalism on the Front Line” Featurette (6:07mins) - Jennifer Connelly on Women Journalists at war
- ”Inside the Siege of Freetown” Featurette (10:28mins) - See how Ed Zwick tackled the pivotal scene
- Music Video: "Shine On Em" by rap artist Nas