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"The movie business is macabre. Grotesque.
It is a combination of a football game
and a brothel."
-- Federico Fellini
Jun 172019
 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Experience the 2019 Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning coming-of-age drama The Souvenir,  arriving on Blu-ray™ and DVD August 6 from Lionsgate. Written and directed by Joanna Hogg (Archipelago, Exhibition) and executive produced by Martin Scorsese (Taxi Driver, The Wolf of Wall Street, The Departed), the Rotten Tomatoes Certified Fresh film stars Academy Award® winner Tilda Swinton (2007, Best Supporting Actress, Michael Clayton), her daughter Honor Swinton Byrne (The Atlantic calls her “a revelation” in her feature-film debut), and Tom Burke. The Souvenir Blu-ray and DVD will include an audio commentary with writer/director Joanna Hogg in addition to an insightful making-of featurette, and will be available for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98, respectively.

 

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

In this lush, dreamlike story of young adulthood and first love, a shy but ambitious film student (Honor Swinton Byrne) begins to find her voice as an artist while navigating a turbulent courtship with a charismatic but untrustworthy man (Tom Burke). She defies her protective mother (Tilda Swinton) and concerned friends as she slips deeper and deeper into an intense, emotionally fraught relationship that comes dangerously close to destroying her dreams.

 

BLU-RAY / DVD SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Audio Commentary with Writer-Director Joanna Hogg
  • “Making of The Souvenir” Featurette

 

CAST

Honor Swinton Byrne    Feature-film debut

Tom Burke   Only God Forgives, TV’s “C.B. Strike,” TV’s “War & Peace”

and Tilda Swinton    Suspiria, Okja, Doctor Strange

 

Trailer: https://youtu.be/lbWIsHvZN7A

 

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production: 2018

Title Copyright: © 2018 British Film Institute, British Broadcasting Corporation & The Souvenir Film Limited 2018.

Type: Theatrical Release

Rating: R for some sexuality, graphic nudity, drug material and language.

Genre: Romance, Drama, Mystery

Closed-Captioned: N/A

Subtitles: Spanish, English SDH

Feature Run Time: 120 minutes

Blu-ray Format: 16×9 1.66:1 Presentation

DVD Format: 16×9 1.66:1 Presentation

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

DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio

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