Posted Thu Jan 29, 2015 at 12:00 PM PST by Tom Landy
Douglas Trumbull's 1972 film starring Bruce Dern is headed for Blu-ray this April.
In an early announcement to retailers, Universal Studios is working on 'Silent Running' for Blu-ray on April 7.
Botanist Freeman Lowell (Dern) has spent eight years aboard the space freighter Valley Forge preserving the only botanical specimens left from Earth under huge geodesic domes. When he receives orders to destroy the project and return home, Lowell rebels and hijacks the freighter, while plunging the craft into the gaseous rings of Saturn. From that moment on, he has only the trees, the gardens and two "Drone" robots, Huey and Dewey, to keep him company on his greatest adventure of all.
Supplements will include: Optional Feature Commentary with Director Douglas Trumbull and Star Bruce Dern, The Making of Silent Running, Silent Running by Douglas Trumbull, A Conversation with Bruce Dern, Douglas Trumbull: Then and Now, and Theatrical Trailer.
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $19.98.
You can find the latest specs for 'Silent Running' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under April 7.
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