Sony Sets April Blu-ray Debut for 'Winged Migration,' 'Fly Away Home'

Posted Tue Jan 27, 2009 at 10:30 AM PST by Peter Bracke
Fly Away Home

Sony Pictures has announced a pair of family adventure favorites for Blu-ray release this April, 'Fly Away Home' and 'Winged Migration.'

The fictional 'Fly Away Home,' starring Oscar-winner Anna Paquin, and the acclaimed nature documentary 'Winged Migration,' will make their Blu-ray debut on April 7 as separate, stand-alone releases.

Both features will enjoy remastered 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 video and high-res soundtracks in English Dolby TrueHD 5.1 Surround.

Bonus features on 'Fly Away Home' include a director & cinematographer audio commentary, a trio of featurettes ("HBO Making Of: Leading The Flock," "Operation Migration: Birds Of A Feather," "The Ultra Geese") and the theatrical trailer.

Among the extras on 'Winged Migration' are audio commentary with director Jacques Perrin, two featurettes ("The Making of Winged Migration," "Creating the Music"), additional filmmaker interviews and a photo gallery.

Suggested list price for each Blu-ray has been set at $28.95 a pop.

You'll find the latest specs for 'Fly Away Home' and 'Winged Migration' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where they're indexed under April 7.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
Fly Away Home (Blu-ray)
Winged Migration (Blu-ray)
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