David Mamet's 'Redbelt' Coming to Blu-ray

Posted Thu Jul 10, 2008 at 10:00 AM PDT by Peter Bracke

Sony Pictures has announced a late-August Blu-ray release for the David Mamet action drama 'Redbelt.'

Representing unusual thematic territory for writer-director Mamet, 'Redbelt' descends into the Los Angeles fighting subculture for a drama of loyalty and honor. Though it failed to make much of a dent at the box office, Sony will give the film another shot on Blu-ray on August 26 (day-and-date with the DVD).

Tech specs include 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 video (2.40:1) and Dolby TrueHD 5.1 Surround audio.

Among the extensive bonus features is an audio commentary with director David Mamet and Randy Couture, four featurettes ("Behind-the-Scenes of Redbelt," "Inside Mixed Martial Arts," "Cast and Crew," "The Magic of Cyril Takayama"), a Q&A with Mamet, and "Fighter Profiles," aka video profiles on the fighters featured in the film.

Suggested retail price for the Blu has been set at $38.96.

You'll find specs for 'Redbelt' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under August 26.

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