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-- Federico Fellini
Jul 022018
 

“A stunner, a spiritually probing work of art with the soul of a thriller.” NPR

Street Date: 8/21/18

Blu-ray™ + Digital SRP: $24.99

DVD SRP: $19.98

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

From legendary writer-director Paul Schrader (Raging Bull, Taxi Driver), First Reformed arrives on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital) and DVD on August 21 from Lionsgate. Academy Award® nominee Ethan Hawke (Best Supporting Actor, Boyhood, 2014) is “better than ever” (IndieWire, Eric Kohn) alongside Amanda Seyfried and, in a powerful dramatic turn, Cedric the Entertainer. The film, Rotten Tomatoes Certified Fresh™, is being hailed as “an epiphany” (The New York Times, A.O. Scott) and “one of the mind-bending treasures of recent cinema” (The New Yorker, Richard Brody). The First Reformed Blu-ray and DVD release includes a never-before-seen featurette and audio commentary with director Paul Schrader and will be available for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98, respectively.

 

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

Reverend Ernst Toller (Hawke) is a solitary, middle-aged parish pastor at a struggling church. When a pregnant parishioner (Seyfried) asks the reverend to counsel her husband, Toller is plunged into his own tormented past-and equally despairing future-until he finds redemption.

 

BLU-RAY/DVD/DIGITAL SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Audio Commentary with Director Paul Schrader
  • “Discernment: Contemplating First Reformed” Featurette

 

CAST

Ethan Hawke                         Boyhood, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Amanda Seyfried                    Love the Coopers, Mama Mia!, Mean Girls, Les Misérables

and Cedric Kyles                   TV’s “The Last O.G.”, Why Him?

 

Trailer: https://youtu.be/SZjldLohWc4

 

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production: 2017

Title Copyright: First Reformed © 2017 Ferrocyanide, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2018 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Type: Theatrical Release

Rating: R for some disturbing violent images

Genre: Thriller

Closed-Captioned: N/A

Subtitles: Spanish, English SDH

Feature Run Time: 108 Minutes

Blu-ray Format: 1080p High Definition 16×9 Widescreen 1.33:1 (Center Framed) Presentation

DVD Format: 16×9 Widescreen 1.33:1 (Center Framed) Presentation

Blu-ray Audio: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master AudioTM

DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio

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