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The Happening (R1) in October

Fox Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of The Happening on 7th October 2008 priced at $29.98 SRP. M. Night Shyamalan’s latest is a thriller about a family on the run from a mysterious and deadly phenomenon. Mark Wahlberg stars as Elliot Moore, an ordinary man trying to save his family from a terrifying, invisible killer. As Elliot begins to discover the true nature of what is lurking out there, it soon becomes clear that no one—and nowhere - is safe.

A single-disc widescreen release, features include:

  • Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English, French and Spanish DD5.1 Surround
  • English, French and Spanish subtitles
  • The Hard Cut (9 min.) – Behind the scenes preparations and execution of graphic scenes with Robert Bailey, special effects crew, images of the squibs, make-up, and prosthetics giving this piece an “anatomy of a scene” feel
  • I Hear You Whispering” (9 min.)
  • A Day for Night (7min) – A day in the life of Night during production. Footage shot by a mini-DV cam contributes to the raw “in the moment” style of coverage for our one day with Night
  • Elements of a Scene (10 min.) – In cinema-verite style, dissect the staging of an elaborate scene, from planning, to adjustments, to nailing the last shot of the sequence. Stand-up interviews from cast and crew personalize the piece with a glimpse at all the contributions needed to capture the scene and move on
  • Visions of The Happening: A Making of (12 min.) – Making of documentary
  • Deleted scenes with introductions from M. Night Shyamalan
  • Gag reel

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