AN ALL NEW THRILLER FROM THE MAKERS OF BROADCHURCH COMES TO DVD AND BLU-RAY AUGUST 9
Starring Stephen Dillane and Clémence Poésy
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Available from PBS Distribution and Airing on PBS Sundays, June 19 – August 21
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Arlington, Va. – July 12, 2016 – PBS Distribution announced today it is releasing the critically acclaimed British crime drama “THE TUNNEL” on DVD and Blu-ray. “THE TUNNEL” from the makers of the Broadchurch series is set against the backdrop of Europe in crisis. When a prominent French politician is found dead in the middle of the Channel Tunnel, straddling the border between the UK and France, detectives Karl Roebuck, played by Stephen Dillane (Game of Thrones) and Elise Wassermann, played by Clémence Poésy (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Parts I and II) are sent to investigate on behalf of their respective countries. The case takes a surreal turn when a shocking discovery is made at the crime scene, forcing the French and British police into an uneasy partnership. As the serial killer uses ever more elaborate and ingenious methods to highlight the moral bankruptcy of modern society, Karl and Elise are drawn deeper into his increasingly personal agenda.
“THE TUNNEL” will be available on DVD and Blu-ray August 9, 2016. The run time of this program is approximately 450 minutes on 3 discs. The DVD SRP is $49.99 and the Blu-ray SRP is $59.99. The DVD and Blu-ray also includes 20 minutes of behind-the-scenes footage, cast interviews, and more. The program will also be available for digital download.
“THE TUNNEL” is based on the original hit Swedish series from Filmlance International “The Bridge,” created by Hans Rosenfeldt, Måns Mårlind and Björn Stein, “THE TUNNEL” is a Sky Atlantic HD UK and CANAL+ France co-production from Kudos and Shine France Films in association with Filmlance and distributed by Endemol Shine International. Executive producers include Jane Featherstone, Manda Levin, Karen Wilson and Ben Richards alongside Nora Melhli, Director of Drama at Shine France Films and Lars Blomgren, Managing Director of Filmlance. The series is produced by Ruth Kenley-Letts.
In addition to Dillane and Poésy, “THE TUNNEL” features Angel Coulby (Merlin) as Laura Roebuck, James Frain (True Detective) as John Sumner, Joseph Mawle (Ripper Street) as Stephen Beaumont, Keeley Hawes (Line of duty) as Suze Beaumont, Tom Bateman (Da Vinci’s Demons) as Danny Hillier, Jeanne Balibar (Grace of Monaco) as Charlotte Jubin, Thibaut de Montalembert (Days of Glory) as Olivier Pujol, Jack Lowden (War and Peace) as Adam Roebuck, Cedric Vieira (3 Hearts) as Philippe Viot and Sigrid Bouaziz (Deux) as Cecille Cabrillac.