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Academy Award® winner Matthew McConaughey (Best Actor, Dallas Buyers Club, 2013) and Academy Award® nominees Naomi Watts (Best Actress, The Impossible, 2012; Best Actress, 21 Grams, 2003) and Ken Watanabe (Best Supporting Actor, The Last Samurai, 2003) star in the gripping drama The Sea of Trees, arriving on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD (plus Digital) on November 1 from Lionsgate. Directed by Academy Award® nominee Gus Van Sant (Best Director, Milk, 2008; Best Director, Good Will Hunting, 1997) and written by Chris Sparling (Buried), The Sea of Trees was nominated for the Palme D’or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival and theatrically released by A24 in 2016. The Sea of Trees home entertainment release includes a behind-the-scenes featurette and will be available on Blu-ray and DVD for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98, respectively.
In this powerful story of love and redemption, Arthur, an American professor, travels to Japan in the midst of a personal crisis. As he wanders through a mysterious forest with a dark past, he meets an enigmatic stranger who is lost and injured. The two embark on a spiritual, life-changing journey of friendship and survival that reconnects Arthur with his love for his wife.
BLU-RAY/DVD SPECIAL FEATURES
“The Sea of Trees: A Story of Beauty and Tragedy” Featurette
Matthew McConaughey Dallas Buyers Club, The Wolf of Wall Street, Mud
Ken Watanabe The Last Samurai, Inception
Naomi Watts The Impossible, Mulholland Drive, 21 Grams
Katie Aselton The Gift, Black Rock, TV’s “The League”
Year of Production: 2014
Title Copyright: The Sea of Trees © 2015 Grand Experiment, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2016 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Type: Theatrical Release
Rating: PG-13 for Mature Thematic Material, Some Disturbing Images and Brief Strong Language
Subtitles: Spanish Subtitles and English SDH
Feature Run Time: 110 Minutes
Blu-ray Format: 1080P High Definition, 16x9 Widescreen (2.40:1)
DVD Format: 16x9 Widescreen (2.40:1)
Blu-ray Audio: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio™
DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio