"ONE OF THE GREATEST MOVIES EVER MADE!" –Joel Siegel, Good Morning America
Experience the Four-Time Oscar®-Winning Foreign Film That Elevated the Kung Fu Genre to Silver Screen Critical Acclaim
Flies onto Blu-ray Disc™ on July 27, 2010
Special Features Include
All-New Commentary with Award-Winning Cinematographer Peter Pau
As well As Commentaries with Director Ang Lee and Producer James Schamus
Culver City, Calif. (May 17, 2010) – Sony Pictures Home Entertainment invites you to experience the high definition splendor of Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon on Blu-ray Disc July 27, 2010 for the SLP $24.95 The film is directed by acclaimed Oscar®-winning filmmaker Ang Lee (Best Director, Brokeback Mountain 2005) and vividly painted on film by Oscar®-winning cinematographer Peter Pau (who won the Academy Award® for Best Cinematography for the film). The film is a heroic tale of true love which follows three elite warriors on their quest to recover a magical sword, ‘The Green Destiny.” On this tumultuous quest they each overcome social obligation, prove their mastery of skill in breathtaking battles and uncover their intertwined fate.
The Blu-ray Disc features two insight-bearing commentaries with director Ang Lee, producer James Schamus and cinematographer Peter Pau who discuss the cinematic masterpiece. Other special features include documentary “Unleashing the Dragon: The Making of Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon,” “A Conversation with Michelle Yeoh” (Yu Shu Lien in the film), and a captivating photo gallery.
Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon is also available on Blu-ray Disc as part of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon / Curse of the Golden Flower / House of Flying Daggers Blu-ray Trilogy.
Named "Best Picture of the Year" by more than 100 critics nationwide, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon follows two master warriors (Chow Yun Fat and Michelle Yeoh) who are faced with their greatest challenge when the treasured Green Destiny sword is stolen by a young aristocrat (Zhang Ziyi). As they try to retrieve the stolen sword, they come face-to-face with the inescapable, enduring power of love. Set against 19th-century China's breathtaking landscape, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon is the action-packed, box office smash from acclaimed director Ang Lee (Sense and Sensibility, The Ice Storm) featuring stunning martial arts choreography by Yuen Wo Ping (The Matrix).
Bonus Features Include:
- Two Commentaries
[*] Unleashing the Dragon: The Making-of Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon [*] A Conversation with Michelle Yeoh [*] Photo Gallery [*] BD-Live™
- Director Ang Lee and Producer James Schamus
- Cinematographer Peter Pau
Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon has a running time of approximately 120 minutes and is rated PG-13 for martial arts violence and some sexuality. Artwork is available at http://www.SPHEpublicity.com. Visit Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on the Web atwww.SonyPictures.com.
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| Blu-ray Catalog #:16223 |
| Blu-ray UPC Code: 043396162235 |
| Blu-ray SLP: $24.95 |
| Pre-order date: 6/24/10 |
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