Lions Gate Entertainment
From acclaimed director Baz Luhrmann comes the tale of a maverick dancer who chooses to risk it all by incorporating a new dance partner into a very unusual routine and features a talented indie cast including Paul Mercurio, Tara Morice and Bill Hunter.
Audiences can relive all the heat and passion in Miramax's uplifting and iconic dance film, Strictly Ballroom, premiering on Blu-ray Disc this April from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. From acclaimed director Baz Luhrmann (upcoming The Great Gatsby, Moulin Rouge!) comes the tale of a maverick dancer who chooses to risk it all by incorporating a new dance partner into a very unusual routine. Nominated for the 1994 Golden Globe(R) for Best Motion Picture (Comedy/Musical), Strictly Ballroom features a talented indie cast including Paul Mercurio (Exit To Eden), Tara Morice (TV's "Dance Academy") and Bill Hunter (Finding Nemo). The Strictly Ballroom Blu-ray Disc is loaded with bonus materials including two featurettes, a design gallery with narration, a deleted scene and an audio commentary with the filmmakers. The Blu-ray Disc will be available on April 30th for the suggested retail price of $14.99.
From Baz Luhrmann - the director of The Great Gatsby and Moulin Rouge! - comes the hilariously funny romantic comedy that will leave you singing, laughing and cheering for more. Experience the magical story of a championship ballroom dancer who's breaking all the rules. A hit with fans and critics all across the globe, Strictly Ballroom will hold you tight and dance straight into your heart.
BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES*
* "Strictly Ballroom: From Stage To Screen" featurette
* "Samba to Slow Fox Dance" featurette
* Deleted Scene
* Design Gallery with Narration
* Audio Commentary with Director Baz Luhrmann, Production Designer Catherine Martin and Choreographer John "Cha Cha" O'Connell
*Subject to change
Paul Mercurio - TV's "Dancing With The Stars," Exit To Eden, Welcome to Woop Woop
Tara Morice - Moulin Rouge!, Candy, TV's "Dance Academy"
Bill Hunter - Finding Nemo, Muriel's Wedding, TV's "Matlock Police"
Pat Thomson - Birth of a Warrior, Feed, Man-Thing
Gia Carides - TV's "East of Everything," Year One, Exposed, Stick It
Peter Whitford - Fool's Gold, TV's "Bullpitt!," TV's "I've Married a Bachelor"
Barry Otto - The Custodian, Cosi, Bliss
Year of Production: 1993
Title Copyright: (c) Miramax
Type: Blu-ray Disc Premiere
Rating: PG for mild language and sensuality
Genre: Dance; Romantic; Comedy
Blu-ray Closed Captioned: English SDH
Subtitles: English and Spanish
Feature Running Time: 95 minutes
Blu-ray Format: 1080P High Definition 16x9 Widescreen (1.78:1)
Blu-ray Audio Status: 5.1 DTS HD Master Audio
Lions Gate Entertainment
March 15, 2013, 6:59 am - PR