Releases for Christopher Nolan's sci-fi smash to include two-disc Limited Edition with 48-page book
The UK branch of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has revealed that Christopher Nolan's science-fiction masterpiece Interstellar will be available on Digital HD from March 17, with DVD, Blu-ray and On Demand following on March 30. The film stars Matthew McConaughey as a former-pilot-turned-farmer who must leave his family behind to lead an expedition beyond this galaxy to disocover if humanity has a future among the stars.
In addition to an UltraViolet digital copy, the two-disc Blu-ray release also promises three hours of behind-the-scenes bonus content exploring the film's production, including an extended cut of The Science of Interstellar broadcast special. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is also releasing a Limited Edition two-disc Blu-ray Digibook that features an integrated 48-page booklet featuring extracts from Interstellar: Beyond Time and Space - Inside Christopher Nolan's Sci-Fi Epic. Only 20,000 copies of the Blu-ray Digibook will be available in the UK.
Here's the official breakdown of what to expect from the DVD and Blu-ray releases...
The barebones single-disc DVD features an anamorphic widescreen transfer of the film with English, French and Spanish language Dolby Digital 5.1 soundtracks, plus an English Audio Description track. Optional English, French and Spanish subtitles are also included.
Widescreen 1080p transfer of the film with English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, French Dolb Digital 5.1 and Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1 soundtracks, plus an English Audio Description track. Optional English, English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles are also included.
The Science of Interstellar - Extended cut of the broadcast special
Plotting an Interstellar Journey - Discussing the film's origins, influences and narrative designs
Life on Cooper's Farm - Bringing Americana and the grounded nature of a farm to a sci-fi space movie
The Dust - Learn how the cast and crew avoided sand blindness, and see how to create, and clean up after, a catastrophic dust storm
TARS and CASE - Designing and building these unique characters and how they were brought to life on set and in the film
Cosmic Sounds - The concepts, process, and recording of HansZimmer's unforgettable score
The Space Suits - A look at the design and build of the suits and helmets, andf what it was like to wear them
The Endurance - Explore this massive set with a guided tour by production designer Nathan Crowley
Shooting in Iceland: Miller's Planet/Mann's Planet - Travel with the cast and crew to Iceland and see the challenges they faced in creating to vastly different worlds in one country
The Ranger and the Lander - A look at the other two spaceships in the film
Minatures in Space - Marvel at the large-scale models used in the docking sequence
The Simulation of Zero-G - Discover the various methods that the filmmakers used to create a zero gravity environment
Celestial Landmarks - Explore how the filmmakers use practical special effects informed by real scientific equations to give the illusion of real space travel for both the actors and the audience
Across All Dimensions and Time - A loom att he concept and deisgn of the Tesseract
Final Thoughts - The cast and crew reflect on their Interstellar experience
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