Posted Wed Apr 2, 2014 at 10:00 AM PDT by Tom Landy
George Clooney's war adventure will deploy on Blu-ray in May. Pre-order the title here!
In an early announcement to retailers, Sony is prepping 'The Monuments Men' for Blu-ray on May 20.
Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, THE MONUMENTS MEN focuses on an unlikely World War II platoon, whose job it was to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves so they could be returned to their rightful owners. In a seemingly impossible mission, the Monuments Men, as they were called, find themselves risking their lives in a race against time to avoid the destruction of 1,000 years of culture.
The Blu-ray™ Combo Pack is loaded with bonus materials, including two all-new featurettes that highlight the making of the film. The first, “George Clooney’s Mission,” features interviews with Clooney, as well as the rest of the cast, on the elements that went into completing THE MONUMENTS MEN. The second featurette, “Marshaling the Cast,” features a cast discussion on the real men and women they brought to life on screen. Exclusively available on the Blu-ray are two additional exclusive featurettes. “In Their Own Words” is a unique piece that offers the most comprehensive and direct insight into the hearts and minds of these heroes, featuring an interview with Harry Ettlinger, one of the last surviving members of the Monuments Men. “A Woman Amongst the Monuments Men” features a discussion with Cate Blanchett on the historic, wartime female character she plays in the film (Claire Simone).
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $40.99.
You can find the latest specs for 'The Monuments Men' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under May 20.
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