‘Licorice Pizza’ Revisits the 1970s on DVD, Blu-ray May 17
Alana Haim, from the Grammy® nominated musical group HAIM, and Cooper Hoffman deliver incredible star-making performances in LICORICE PIZZA, available to own for the first time on Digital now and on Blu-ray™ and DVD May 17, 2022 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. (The film was released to VOD and Digital Rental on March 1). From multi-Oscar® nominated director, writer, producer and cinematographer Paul Thomas Anderson (Boogie Nights, Phantom Thread), the Rotten Tomatoes Certified Fresh film received an impressive score of 90% and is hailed by critics as “unforgettable,” “laugh out loud hilarious” (Deadline) and “magical” (Indiewire). A delightful depiction of one of life’s most treasured feelings, MGM’s LICORICE PIZZA on Blu-ray™ and DVD includes a special limited-edition poster and double-sided cover art. Additionally, viewers can go behind-the-scenes with all-new bonus features such as camera tests, a deleted scene and in-universe commercials featuring cast and crew exclusively on the Blu-ray™ and DVD.
Showcasing an all-star, Critics Choice Award® nominated ensemble cast, LICORICE PIZZA stars Alana Haim, Cooper Hoffman, Academy Award® winner Sean Penn (Mystic River, Milk), Academy Award® nominee Tom Waits (Seven Psychopaths, The Dead Don’t Die), Academy Award® nominee Bradley Cooper (A Star is Born, Silver Linings Playbook) and Benny Safdie (Pieces of a Woman, upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi).
LICORICE PIZZA is a timeless story of Alana Kane (Haim) and Gary Valentine (Hoffman) growing up, running around and falling in love in the San Fernando Valley in 1973. Nominated for over 180 awards to-date including three Academy Awards®, eight Critics Choice Awards, and a total of 22 Best Picture nominations, the film is “an exhilarating reminder of what joy is like” (The New Yorker) and “reminds us why we love movies so much” (Slashfilm).
BONUS FEATURES EXCLUSIVE TO BLU-RAY™ & DVD:
Camera Tests – Pre-production camera tests and unused takes
The Handman Scene – A deleted scene from the film
Fat Bernie’s Commercial – An in-universe commercial for Fat Bernie’s as shot by Gary Valentine
Behind the Scenes – A glimpse behind the scenes of Licorice Pizza through a collection on-set photos and videos
FILMMAKERS: Cast: Alana Haim, Cooper Hoffman, Sean Penn, Tom Waits, Bradley Cooper, Benny Safdie Casting By: Cassandra Kulukundis Score By: Jonny Greenwood Costume Designer: Mark Bridges Editor: Andy Jurgensen Production Designer: Florencia Martin Director of Photography: Michael Bauman, Paul Thomas Anderson Produced By: Sara Murphy, Paul Thomas Anderson, Adam Somner Written and Directed By: Paul Thomas Anderson
TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAY™: Street Date: May 17, 2022 Selection Number: 1000809909 (US) / 1000809911 (CDN) Layers: BD-50 Aspect Ratio: 16:9 2.39:1 Widescreen Rating: R for language, sexual material and some drug use Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, French-Canadian and Latin American Spanish Sound: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and Dolby Digital 2.0, French Canadian DTS Digital Surround 5.1 Run Time: 02:13:16
TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD: Street Date: May 17, 2022 Selection Number: 1000809910 (US) / 1000809912 (CDN) Layers: DVD 9 Aspect Ratio: 16:9 2.39:1 Anamorphic Widescreen Rating: R for language, sexual material and some drug use Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, French Canadian and Latin American Spanish Sound: English and French Canadian Dolby Digital 5.1, English Dolby Digital 2.0 Run Time: 02:13:24