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Shutter Island (R1/US BD) in June

Paramount Home Entertainment have announced the US DVD and Blu-ray Disc release of Shutter Island on 8th June 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.

The DVD release is barebones presenting the film in anamorphic widescreen with English, French and Spanish DD5.1 audio and subtitles in the same languages.

The Blu-ray includes 2 featurettes detailed below. The film is presented in 1080P Widescreen with English 5.1 DTS-HD MA, French, Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese DD5.1 and subtitles in the same languages (+ English SDH). Those featurettes are:

  • 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.

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