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-- Federico Fellini
Jul 092018
 

 

Street Date: 8/28/18

Blu-ray™ + Digital SRP: $21.99

DVD SRP: $19.98

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

An all-star trio leads the way when Woman Walks Ahead arrives on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital) and DVD August 28 from Lionsgate. Directed by Susanna White (Our Kind of Traitor) and starring Academy Award® nominee Jessica Chastain (Best Actress, Zero Dark Thirty, 2012), Academy Award® winner Sam Rockwell (Best Supporting Actor, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, 2017), and Michael Greyeyes, who The New York Times lauds as “a miracle of intelligence and dignity,” the film tells the fictionalized account of the true-life events of New York portrait painter Catherine Weldon and her time in North Dakota with the Lakota Sioux tribe. Called “an impeccably directed, gorgeously photographed Western” by Variety, the Woman Walks Ahead Blu-ray™ (plus Digital) and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $21.99 and $19.98, respectively.

 

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

Based on true events, Woman Walks Ahead tells the story of Catherine Weldon (Jessica Chastain), a widowed artist from New York who, in the 1880s, traveled alone to North Dakota to paint a portrait of Chief Sitting Bull (Michael Greyeyes). Her arrival at Standing Rock is met with open hostility by a US Army officer (Sam Rockwell), who has stationed troops around the Lakota reservation to undermine Native American claims to the land. As Catherine and Sitting Bull grow closer, and as their friendship — and his life — are threatened by government forces, Catherine must stand up and fight for what is most important to her.

 

BLU-RAY/DVD/DIGITAL SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Deleted Scenes
  • A “Making of Story” with Director Susanna White
  • Audio Commentary with Director Susanna White

 

CAST

Jessica Chastain                   Zero Dark Thirty, The Help

Michael Greyeyes                  TV’s “Fear the Walking Dead,” The New World, Sunshine State

Chaske Spencer                     The Twilight Saga franchise, TV’s “Sneaky Pete”

and Sam Rockwell                 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

 

Trailer: https://youtu.be/tH7QmIDvzAs

 

Year of Production: 2017

Title Copyright: Woman Walks Ahead © 2017 BBG Woman Walks Ahead LP. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2018 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Type: Theatrical Premiere

Rating: R for brief violence and language

Genre: Western, Biography

Closed-Captioned: N/A

Subtitles: Spanish, English SDH

Feature Run Time: 102 Minutes

Blu-ray Format: 1080p High Definition, 16×9 Widescreen 2.39:1 Presentation

DVD Format: 16×9 Widescreen 2.39:1 Presentation

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

DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio

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