An Official Selection Of
Toronto International Film Festival 2013 & Tribeca Film Festival 2014
Written & Directed by Academy Award® Winner Paul Haggis
Available Sept. 30 on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital HD
CULVER CITY, Calif. (Aug. 11, 2014) From two-time Academy Award® winner Paul Haggis(Best Picture & Best Writing, Original Screenplay, Crash, 2004) comes THIRD PERSON, a collection of multi-strand stories of love, relationships and betrayal, debuting on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD Sept. 30 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The all-star ensemble cast includes Academy Award®nominee Liam Neeson (Best Actor, Schindlers List, 1993), Mila Kunis (Black Swan), Academy Award®winner Adrien Brody (Best Actor, The Pianist, 2002), Olivia Wilde (Rush), Academy Award® nominee James Franco (Best Actor, 127 Hours, 2010), Moran Atias (The Next Three Days), Maria Bello (Prisoners) and Academy Award® winner Kim Basinger (Best Supporting Actress, L.A. Confidential, 1997).
An intriguing and thought‐provoking film, THIRD PERSONintricately weaves together the stories of three couples, in three different cities, who appear to have nothing related -- but share deep commonalities. The three tales play out in three cities: in Paris, where a Pulitzer Prize-winning author (Neeson) who recently left his wife (Basinger) is having a tempestuous affair with an ambitious young journalist (Wilde); in Rome, where a shady American businessman (Brody) meets a mysterious woman (Atias); and in New York, where a lawyer (Bello) is helping a young mother (Kunis) in a custody battle with her famous ex-husband (Franco).
Bonus features include a filmmaker commentary with Paul Haggis, Jo Francis, Moran Atias, Laurence Bennett and Michael Nozik, as well as The Making of Third Person and a Q&A with Writer/Director Paul Haggis.
THIRD PERSON tells three stories of love, passion, trust and betrayal. The tales play out in New York, Paris and Rome through three couples who appear to have nothing related but share deep commonalities: lovers and estranged spouses, children lost and found. THIRD PERSON is a mystery, a puzzle in which truth is revealed in glimpses, and clues are caught by the corner of the eyeand nothing is truly what it seems.
The film is written and directed by Paul Haggis and produced by Paul Breuls, Michael Nozik and Paul Haggis. Executive producers include Fahar Faizaan, Andrew David Hopkins, Guy Tannahill, Nils Dünker, Anatole Taubman, Arcadiy Golubovich and Timothy D. OHair.
§ Filmmaker Commentary with Paul Haggis, Jo Francis, Moran Atias, Laurence Bennett & Michael Nozik
§ Q&A with Writer/Director Paul Haggis
§ The Making of Third Person
THIRD PERSON has a run time of approximately 137 minutes and is rated R for language and some sexuality/nudity.