Alejandro Monteverde's 'Little Boy' Dated and Detailed for Blu-ray

Posted Mon Jun 22, 2015 at 08:00 AM PDT by

The uplifting film will be available on Blu-ray in August.

In an early announcement to retailers, Universal will be releasing 'Little Boy' on Blu-ray on August 18.

Little Boy is a powerful and moving film about a little boy who is willing to do whatever it takes to bring his dad home from World War II alive. The heartwarming story will capture your heart and lift your spirits as it reveals the indescribable love a little boy has for his father and the love a father has for his son. Set in the 1940s, the film captures the wonder of life through the eyes of a 7-year-old little boy. Written directed by Smithsonian Institute Award winning director Alejandro Monteverde, Little Boy highlights themes of faith, hope and love in the face of adversity.

Little Boy features an all-star cast/crew including Oscar nominated actors Emily Watson and Tom Wilkinson as well as Ben Chaplin, Michael Rapaport, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Ted Levine, David Henrie, Eduardo Verastegui and newcomer Jakob Salvati. The film is directed by Monteverde from a screenplay by Monteverde and Pepe Portillo. Executive produced by Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, the film is produced by Eduardo Verastegui, Leo Severino, Alejandro Monteverde, Emilio Azcarraga (Televisa/Univision), Bernardo Gomez (Televisa), Micky O'Hare and Sean Wolfington.

The Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy combo pack will feature 1080p video, lossless 5.1 audio, and supplements will include an animated short, Snack Attack.

You can find the latest specs for 'Little Boy' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under August 18.

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