USHE Press Release: MILK (DVD/Blu-ray)

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    “A TOTAL TRIUMPH!”
    “AN AMERICAN CLASSIC.”
    – PETER TRAVERS, ROLLING STONE

    NOMINATED FOR EIGHT ACADEMY AWARDS ® INCLUDING: BEST PICTURE,
    BEST DIRECTOR, BEST ACTOR, AND BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

    MILK

    MARCH 10, 2009
    OWN IT ON DVD & BLU-RAY™ HI-DEF
    FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT

    OVERVIEW: Based on the powerful and inspirational true story, Harvey Milk – a true man of the people – was a fighter for human rights and a hero for all Americans. Oscar ® winner Sean Penn (Mystic River) and
    an all-star cast including Josh Brolin (W, No Country for Old Men), Emile Hirsch (Into the Wild), Diego Luna (Y tu mama tambien) and James Franco (Spiderman trilogy) star in this remarkable and triumphant story of
    an ordinary man whose life changed history and whose courage changed lives.

    Nominated for eight Academy Awards® including Best Picture, Best Director (Gus Van Sant) , Best Actor (Sean Penn), Best Supporting Actor (Josh Brolin), Best Original Screenplay (Dustin Lance Black), Best Costume Design (Danny Glicker), Best Film Editor (Elliot Graham), and Best Original Score (Danny Elfman).

    Over 200 critics rave – “One of the year’s best pictures!”

    BONUS FEATURES (DVD and BLU-RAY™ HI-DEF):

    • DELETED SCENES
    • REMEMBERING HARVEY: Film clips and photos from the set of Milk illustrate stories and reflections from people close to Harvey: Cleeve Jones, Daniel Nicoletta, Frank Robinson, Carol Ruth Silver, Anne Kronenberg and Allan Baird.
    • HOLLYWOOD COMES TO SAN FRANCISCO: Cast and crew discuss the development of the script, making of the film and share stories from the set.
    • MARCHING FOR EQUALITY: People on hand for the shooting of the march sequences (including Gilbert Baker, Cleeve Jones, and Daniel Nicoletta) discuss the shoot and remember the marches of the 1970s.

    EXCLUSIVE TO BLU-RAYTM HI-DEF:

    • BD-LIVETM: Access the BD-LiveTM Center through your Internet-connected player to download more exclusive content, the latest trailers and more!
    o MY SCENES SHARING: Bookmark your favorite scenes from the movie then share with your BD-Live buddies!
    SYNOPSIS: Academy Award ® winner Sean Penn stars in this stirring celebration of Harvey Milk, a true man of the people. Based on the inspiring true story of the first openly gay man elected to major public
    office, this compelling film follows Milk’s powerful journey to inspire hope for equal rights during one of the least tolerant times of our nation’s history. With a stunning ensemble cast, it’s the emotionally charged story
    that was proclaimed the winner of the New York Film Critics Circle Best Picture Award!

    TECHNICAL INFORMATION – DVD

    Street Date: March 10, 2009
    Copyright: 2009 Universal Studios Home Entertainment
    Selection Number: 62105870
    Price: $29.98 SRP
    Running time: 2 Hours 9 Minutes
    Layers: Dual Layer
    Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 1.85:1
    Rating: R for language, some sexual content and brief violence
    Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles
    Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1

    TECHNICAL INFORMATION – BLU-RAY™:

    Street Date: March 10, 2009
    Copyright: 2009 Universal Studios Home Entertainment
    Selection Number: 62105869
    Price: $39.98 SRP
    Running Time: 2 Hours 9 Minutes
    Layers: BD-50
    Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
    Rating: R for language, some sexual content and brief violence
    Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles
    Sound: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1

    CAST AND FILMMAKERS

    Cast: Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin, Diego Luna, James Franco
    Written By: Dustin Lance Black
    Directed By: Gus Van Sant
    Casting By: Francine Maisler, C.S.A.
    Music By: Danny Elfman
    Costume Designer: Danny Glicker
    Editor: Elliot Graham
    Production Designer: Bill Groom
    Director of Photography: Harris Savides, A.S.C.
    Executive Producers: Michael London, Dustin Lance Black, Bruna Papandrea, Barbara A. Hall, William Horberg
    Produced By: Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen
     

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