'Greece: Secrets of the Past' Blu-ray Announced

Posted Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 11:45 AM PST by

Take an IMAX journey to the Greek isles this January on Blu-ray.

In an early announcement to retailers, Image Entertainment is preparing 'Greece: Secrets of the Past' for Blu-ray on January 10.

Originally created for exhibition in IMAX® theaters, and narrated by Academy Award® and Golden Globe nominated actress Nia Vardalos ('My Big Fat Greek Wedding'), 'Greece: Secrets of the Past' brings the magic of ancient Greek civilization to high-definition life!

Directed by Greg MacGillivray and from the Academy Award-nominated producers of Everest, comes a dynamic tale of science, archeological adventure and discovery. 'Greece: Secrets of the Past' takes you to the dawn of democracy and the birthplace of Western Civilization on a quest to uncover the buried secrets of one of the world's most enlightened societies. With stunning aerial photography that captures the breathtaking, azure vistas of the Greek Isles, the film is at once a modern detective story and a sweeping archeological journey back in time.

On a scale never before attempted, state-of-the-art CGI recreates the massive eruption that blew Santorini sky-high and to explore the wonder of the Parthenon before it was reduced to ruins. Come on an epic journey of discovery with 'Greece: Secrets of the Past' and discover a land of beauty and mystery that ultimately changed the course of human history.

The Blu-ray will feature a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack and supplements include: Trailer gallery, "Making Of" featurette, Video montage, About MacGillivray Films, Ancient Greece: A Timeline, Trivia Quiz: "Dig Deep", and Learn More!

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $24.98.

You can find the latest specs for 'Greece: Secrets of the Past' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's now indexed under January 10.

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Greece: Secrets of the Past (Blu-ray)
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