FROM ACADEMY AWARD®-WINNING* DIRECTOR PETER JACKSON COMES A SUSPENSEFUL THRILLER FEATURING AN OUTSTANDING, AWARD-WINNING CAST
Mesmerizing Adaptation of the Best-Selling Novel Debuts on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD
April 20, 2010
The film features an extraordinary cast including Academy Award® nominee Mark Wahlberg (The Departed), Academy Award® winners Rachel Weisz (The Constant Gardener) and Susan Sarandon (Dead Man Walking), Academy Award® nominee Saoirse Ronan (Atonement) and Stanley Tucci (Julie & Julia) in a role that earned him an Academy Award® and Golden Globe® nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Based on the best-selling novel by Alice Sebold, the screenplay was written by Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens and Peter Jackson. Bursting with brilliant fantasy, THE LOVELY BONES “cuts a path to a humanity that supersedes life and death” (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone), resulting in a film that is “complex, alluring and enthralling” (Rex Reed, New York Observer).
THE LOVELY BONES two-disc Blu-ray features nearly three hours of bonus content including an immersive, 15-week production diary hosted by Peter Jackson and Philippa Boyens that provides in-depth, behind-the-scenes access to the film’s shoot in the U.S. and New Zealand, as well as a look at the stunning visual effects.
THE LOVELY BONES DVD & Blu-ray
THE LOVELY BONES DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with Dolby Digital English 5.1 Surround, French 5.1 Surround and Spanish 5.1 Surround and English, French and Spanish subtitles. The two-disc Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and Brazilian Portuguese 5.1 Dolby Digital and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese subtitles.
The Blu-ray includes the following special feature:
- Filming The Lovely Bones—An extensive production diary in 15 segments hosted by Peter Jackson and Philippa Boyens that follows the film’s shoot and post-production work on the visual effects.
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THE LOVELY BONES
Street Date: April 20, 2010
Pricing: $19.99 U.S. (DVD)
$29.99 U.S. (Blu-ray)
Runtime: 130 minutes
U.S. Rating: PG-13 for mature thematic material involving disturbing violent content and images and some language
Canadian Rating: PG for violence and mature theme