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Published on April 10th, 2020 | by Adrian Gunning

Award-Winning War Epic 1917 Releases on Home Entertainment with Exclusive Bonus Content Revealed

Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is delighted to announce that war epic 1917 will be available to own on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital from 22 April 2020, with a wealth of bonus features revealed for home entertainment.

After winning the top prize at leading awards shows earlier this year, including the Academy Awards, BAFTAs and Golden Globes, 1917 is heading for living rooms across the country, providing fans with the opportunity to learn the secrets behind this immersive masterpiece.

1917 is a must-own visual action spectacle that demands viewing on high-definition home entertainment formats, with HD technical specifications including HDR10, HDR10+, and Dolby Vision high dynamic range with Dolby Atmos audio.

There is a feature-length director’s commentary from Sam Mendes, as well as a solo feature commentary from Roger Deakins, the film’s director of photography who won an Academy Award for his work on the film.

A full list of special features is listed below:

Blu-ray & 4K Ultra HD

  • Feature commentary with Sam Mendes (full movie run time)
  • Feature commentary with Roger Deakins (full movie run time)
  • The Weight of the World: Sam Mendes (4 mins 45 sec)
    • Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes discusses his personal connection to World War 1
  • Allied Forces: Making 1917 (12 mins 15 sec)
    • Learn how the one shot, 360-degree format was executed and the pivotal role Academy Award winner Roger Deakins served in bringing Sam Mendes’ vision to life
  • The Score of 1917 (4 mins)
    • Composer Thomas Newman and filmmakers discuss the important role of the Academy Award®-nominated score
  • In the trenches (7 mins)
    • Go behind the scenes with the cast of 1917
  • Recreating history (10 mins 30 sec)
    • Filmmakers offer a detailed look at the production design challenges of recreating the First World War.

DVD

  • Feature commentary with Sam Mendes (full movie run time)
  • Feature commentary with Roger Deakins (full movie run time)
  • The Weight of the World: Sam Mendes (4 mins 45 sec)
    • Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes discusses his personal connection to World War 1
  • Allied Forces: Making 1917 (12 mins 15 sec)
    • Learn how the one shot, 360-degree format was executed and the pivotal role Academy Award winner Roger Deakins served in bringing Sam Mendes’ vision to life
  • The Score of 1917 (4 mins)
    • Composer Thomas Newman and filmmakers discuss the important role of the Academy Award®-nominated score

1917 will be available in-store and online nationwide from 22 April 2020. You can pre-order a copy now from Kicks.


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Adrian lives in Melbourne Australia and has a huge passion for gaming, technology and pop culture. He recently finished his a Bachelor of Journalism and is currently focusing on games journalism. When not writing and playing video games, Adrian can be found in Comics 'R' Us debating the pros of the DC Universe and cons of the Marvel Universe.



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