Wallace Avery (Colin Firth) hates his job. He's blown his one shot at living his dream, and his relationships are in shambles. Not wanting to face his life, he stages his death and purchases a new identity as Arthur Newman. His hope-filled new existence is soon interrupted by beautiful, reckless and exciting Mike (Emily Blunt). Together they hit the road, not only stealing the identities of those they encounter, but engaging in an elaborate game of role play and crime that leads far from home.
If You Don't Have a Life, Get Someone Else's.
Academy Award(R) Winner Colin Firth, Golden Globe(R) Winner Emily Blunt
and Anne Heche Star in the Romantic Road Movie
Bonus Features Include Behind-the-Scenes Featurette
Debuts Digitally August 20th
and on Blu-ray(TM) Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand September 3rd
A romance about two unlikely souls who fall in love and find out who they really are, Arthur Newman debuts across all digital sell-thru platforms beginning August 20th and lands on Blu-ray(TM) Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand September 3rd from Cinedigm.
Academy Award(R) winner Colin Firth (Best Actor, The King's Speech, 2010), Golden Globe(R) winner Emily Blunt (Looper, The Devil Wears Prada) and Anne Heche (Donnie Brasco, HBO's "Hung") star in first-time feature film director Dante Ariola's romantic road movie. Bonus features include a behind-the-scenes featurette with the cast and crew.
Wallace Avery (Colin Firth) hates his job. He's blown his one shot at living his dream, and his relationships are in shambles. Not wanting to face his life, he stages his death and purchases a new identity as Arthur Newman. His hope-filled new existence is soon interrupted by beautiful, reckless and exciting Mike (Emily Blunt). Together they hit the road, not only stealing the identities of those they encounter, but engaging in an elaborate game of role play and crime that leads far from home. Written by Academy Award(R) nominee Becky Johnston (Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published, The Prince of Tides, 1991).
Directed by Dante Ariola from a screenplay by Becky Johnston, Arthur Newman was produced by Michael Cappuccino, Becky Johnston, Brian Oliver and Alisa Tager, with Lisa Bruce, Andy Cappuccino, Helen Cappuccino, Eric M. Greenfeld, Natalie G. Hill and James A. Holt serving as executive producers
"Firth's performance alone would have been enough to hail this film by director Dante Ariola. Toss in an equally powerful performance by Blunt, and the film turns into a masterwork of acting." - Rick Bentley, FRESNO BEE "Entertaining and sexy." - William Bibbiani, CRAVE ONLINE "Smart, adult and honest with an exquisite music score... an entertaining experience of sublime reflection." - MOVIEFONE "With heart and soul... a pair of beautifully modulated performances." - NEW YORK OBSERVER
Arthur Newman has a runtime of 93 minutes and is rated R for sexual content, language and brief drug use.
Pricing: DVD: $24.95 / Blu-ray+DVD combo pack: $29.95
Runtime: 93 Minutes + Extras
Rating: Rated R for sexual content, language and brief drug use.
Catalog #: DVD: NNVG288570 / Combo pack: NNVG295150
Audio Format: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo and 5.1 Surround
Genre: Romantic Comedy/Drama
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August 14, 2013, 7:31 am - PR