Lee Tamahori's 'Once Were Warriors' Bound for Blu-ray

Posted Thu Jul 14, 2016 at 12:00 PM PDT by

The acclaimed New Zealand drama is headed for Blu-ray in September.

In an early announcement to retailers, Film Movement says 'Once Were Warriors' will be available on Blu-ray on September 6.

Jake Heke lives with his family in a tenement house for native Maori in the slums of Auckland. Despite his love and devotion, Jake?s battle with alcoholism frequently results in terrifyingly erratic outbursts in front of his children and violent beatings of his wife Beth. After Jake loses his job, each member of the Heke family is forced to face their own personal demons and the societal constraints that shackle native New Zealanders.

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a lossless 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements include: Behind-the-Scenes featurette; Original stills; and Collector's booklet featuring an essay by New Zealand leading cinema expert, Peter Calder.

You can find the latest specs for 'Once Were Warriors' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under September 6.

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