Blu-ray Goes on a 'Hunger' Strike

Posted Tue Nov 17, 2009 at 02:30 PM PST by

British filmmaker Steve McQueen's gripping drama is headed for high-definition this February.

The Criterion Collection will bring 'Hunger' starring Michael Fassbender to Blu-ray on February 16.

The Blu-ray release will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements include: Video interviews with McQueen and actor Michael Fassbender; a short documentary on the making of 'Hunger', including interviews with McQueen, Fassbender, actors Liam Cunningham, Stuart Graham, and Brian Milligan, writer Enda Walsh, and producer Robin Gutch; “The Provo's Last Card?” a 1981 episode of the BBC program Panorama, about the causes and effects of the IRA hunger strikes at the Maze prison and the political and civilian reactions across Northern Ireland; theatrical trailer; and a booklet featuring an essay by film critic Chris Darke.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray has been set at $39.95.

You can find the latest specs for 'Hunger' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under February 16.

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Hunger (Blu-ray)
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