Tales from Earthsea (R2) in January
Optimum Home Entertainment have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Tales from Earthsea on 28th January 2008 priced at £19.99. From Studio Ghibli comes Tales from Earthsea, which marks the directorial debut of Goro Miyazaki, son of the legendary Hayao Miyazaki. Tales from Earthsea is based on the unique series of books by Ursula Le Guin. The story takes place in a fantasy world of dragons and wizards. A ship is tossed by a raging sea and two dragons appear from the storm clouds, only to devour each other. This is seen to be a terrible omen that the very balance of the world is collapsing and sets Sparrowhawk, a wizard, on his quest to find the source of the evil forces that are shaking the world.
The English dub features the voices of Timothy Dalton, Willem Dafoe and Matt Levin.
A two-disc set, features include:
- Anamorphic Widescreen
- Japanese and English DD5.1 Surround
- English subtitles
- Making Of
- Trailers (11 mins)
- NTV Special (44 mins)
- Behind the Microphone (47 mins)
- Studio Ghibli trailer reel