THE WITCH Blu-ray / DVD Release Details

THE WITCH Blu-ray / DVD Release Details

Robert EggersThe Witch (2015) is coming on Blu-ray/DVD this May 17, 2016, via Lionsgate. Bonus features include Audio Commentary with Director Robert Eggers, “The Witch: A Primal Folklore” Featurette, Salem Panel Q&A, and Design Gallery. One of the better movie releases this year, definitely check this film out when you can. Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, and Kate Dickie star in The Witch.

Press Release: SANTA MONICA, CA (March 16, 2016) - The Witch, the ground-breaking horror film "Certified Fresh" by Rotten Tomatoes and winner of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival Directing Award, will be available on May 17 on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD (plus Digital) from Lionsgate. A Puritan family banished to the edge of the known wilderness suspects an unseen, unspeakable evil is at work after the disappearance of one of their five children. Drawing from actual accounts of witchcraft and possession in New England, the critically acclaimed film features authentic settings and a creepy atmosphere. From debut writer-director Robert Eggers and theatrically released by A24 Films, The Witch stars Anya Taylor-Joy (Viking Quest), Ralph Ineson (Kingsman: The Secret Service) and Katie Dickie (TV’s "Game of Thrones").

New England, 1630: William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with their five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassible wilderness. When their newborn son mysteriously vanishes and their crops fail, the family begins to turn on one another. The Witch is a chilling portrait of a family unraveling within their own fears and anxieties, leaving them prey to an inescapable evil.

Featuring audio commentary with the director, a behind-the-scenes featurette and more, The Witch will be available on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD (plus digital) for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98.

BLU-RAY/ DVD SPECIAL FEATURES*

  • Audio Commentary with Director Robert Eggers
  • "The Witch: A Primal Folklore" Featurette
  • Salem Panel Q&A
  • Design Gallery

*Subject to change

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production: 2015

Title Copyright: The Witch (C) 2015 Witch Movie, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Artwork & Supplementary Materials (C) 2015 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Type: Theatrical Release

Rating: R for Disturbing Violent Content and Graphic Nudity

Genre: Horror, Suspense

Closed Captioned: NA

Subtitles: Spanish, English SDH

Feature Run Time: 92 minutes

BD Format: 1080p High Definition16x9 Widescreen (1.66:1)

DVD Format: 16x9 Widescreen (1.66:1)

BD Audio: English 5.1 DTS HD-MA

DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio

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The VVitch: A New-England Folktale (2015)

Synopsis: A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic and possession.
Cast: Julian Richings, Carrie Eklund, Ralph Ineson, Derek Herd, Anya Taylor-Joy, Ron G. Young, Michael O'Hare, Jeff Smith, Kate Dickie, Madlen Sopadzhiyan, Phillip Wynne, Axtun Henry Dube, Brooklyn Herd, Athan Conrad Dube, Madeline Brooks, Karen Kaeja, Brandy Leary, Sophie Bermudez, R. Hope Terry, Grace Duffy, Heather Fisher, Paul Kenworthy, Harvey Scrimshaw, Corrine Manning, Lucas Dawson, Chris Messier, Ellie Grainger, Nora Messier, Bathsheba Garnett, Mark Millmna
Directors: Robert Eggers
Genres: Horror, Mystery
AKA(s): The Witch
Year: 2015
Runtime: 92
MPAA Rating: R
Awards: 6
Nominations: 2
Writers: Robert Eggers
Producers: Daniel Bekerman, Thomas Benski, Jonathan Bronfman, Joel Burch, Brian Campbell, Rosalie Chilelli, Chris Columbus, Eleanor Columbus, Mark Gingras, Julia Godzinskaya, Lauren Haber, Alexandra Johnes, Lars Knudsen, Ethan Lazar, Sophie Mas, Lon Molnar, Lucas Ochoa, Jodi Redmond, Michael Sackler, Alex Sagalchik, Lourenço Sant'Anna, Rodrigo Teixeira, Jay Van Hoy
Musicians: Mark Korven
Editors: Louise Ford

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