'A Marine Story' Blu-ray Announced and Detailed

Posted Wed Dec 22, 2010 at 06:00 AM PST by

The critically-acclaimed lesbian drama will enlist on Blu-ray this March.

In an early announcement to retailers, Wolfe Video has revealed 'A Marine Story' will hit the high-definition format on March 15.

Ned Farr's latest feature drama 'A Marine Story' premiered in June 2010 and won both the Audience and Grand Jury award at Outfest. Farr's previous feature film 'The Gymnast' has won 28 awards to date including 16 for best picture.

“Weber anchors the movie with a gritty, honest performance that has the same to-the-bone quality as Melissa Leo’s in ‘Frozen River.’ There’s not a false note or inflection.” – Stephen Holden, New York Times

“Dreya Weber is compelling and utterly convincing ... The film is powerful.” – Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times

“A strong, character-driven riposte to Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell ... Weber is first-rate.” – Dennis Harvey, Variety

“This film does not go where you might think it will go because it's so credibly written, acted and directed. Don't ask, don't tell? How about: Don't miss this film.” – San Francisco Chronicle

“What is revelatory is the mature intelligence of Farr's screenplay, and the fascinating, subtle beauty of Weber's portrayal of a woman who's been holding herself within for so long that she can barely breathe.” – LA Weekly

“A superb movie ... first-rate acting by Weber.” – HollywoodNews.com

“An engaging, relevant story, with truly interesting, sympathetic characters ... wonderfully brought to life by Dreya Weber. ” – AfterEllen.com

“A Marine Story is smart and good-looking and treats the subject with rare urgency and heart.” – Philadelphia City Paper

“One surefire highlight this year is ‘A Marine Story.’ This excellent character study is consistently smart and engrossing, and Dreya Weber is outstanding in the title role.” - Philadelphia Gay News

“There are few films as timely as ‘A Marine Story’ ... Paris Pickard is truly captivating here and evolves nicely with the story.” - Frontiers

“‘A Marine Story’ is a strong drama... an endearing and enjoyable film with something to say about being gay today in the USA. Recommended!” – LN (Lesbian News)

“Fascinating and gripping.” – SheWired.com

“A well done, thought-provoking intimate portrait of a modern woman in the military.” – WeAreMovieGeeks.com

“Weber is effective and convincing ... phenomenal performances throughout.” – Cherry Grrl.com

The Blu-ray will include 1080p video, a Dolby digital 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include a commentary, deleted scenes, slideshow, trailer, and PSAs.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $29.95.

You can find the latest specs for 'A Marine Story' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under March 15.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
A Marine Story (Blu-ray)
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