Otto Bell's 'The Eagle Huntress' Announced for Blu-ray

Posted Tue Jan 10, 2017 at 08:00 AM PST by

The acclaimed documentary narrated by Daisy Ridley is planned for Blu-ray in February.

In an early announcement to retailers, Sony says 'The Eagle Huntress' for Blu-ray on February 7.

The Eagle Huntress follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in 12 generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been handed down from father to son for centuries.

Set against the breathtaking expanse of the Mongolian steppe, The Eagle Huntress features some of the most awe-inspiring cinematography ever captured in a documentary, giving this intimate tale of a young girl's quest the dramatic force of an epic narrative film.

The Eagle Huntress is narrated by Daisy Ridley. It was produced by Stacey Reiss, Sharon Chang and Otto Bell with Morgan Spurlock, Jeremy Chilnick, Daisy Ridley, Marc H. Simon, Dan Cogan, Regina K. Scully, Barbara Dobkin and Susan MacLaury, serving as executive producers. The film features a stirring end credits song, "Angel by the Wings," by Sia.

The release will feature 1080p video, lossless audio, and supplements include: Audio Commentary with Otto Bell and "Capturing The Eagle Huntress" featurette.

You can find the latest specs for 'The Eagle Huntress' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under February 7.

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