Operation Anthropoid was the code name for one of World War II's most courageous resistance plots. The incredible true story is depicted in Anthropoid, Bleecker Street's historical thriller coming to Blu-ray™, DVD, Digital HD and On Demand on November 1, 2016, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. The dramatic re-telling of the deadly high stakes operation, stars Cillian Murphy (The Dark Night Rises, Inception), Jamie Dornan (Fifty Shades of Grey, Marie Antoinette), Harry Lloyd (The Theory of Everything, The Iron Lady) and Toby Jones (Captain America, The Hunger Games) as the heroic team who risked everything fighting for justice. The Blu-ray™ and DVD feature an in-depth look at the obstacles faced with recreating an important event in history.
SYNOPSIS: Based on the extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid, this powerful drama follows two Czechoslovakian soldiers sent to Prague for a deadly mission: to kill Hitler's third in command, the main architect behind the Final Solution, Reinhard Heydrich. Outmanned and facing impossible odds, the two men lead a group of Czechoslovak rebels toward a near-impossible mission that would change the course of history forever.
The film is
presented in widescreen in a 2.35:1 aspect ration preserving its
theatrical format. The picture is just flawless. Not only the
picture looks great in this release, also the sound it is good,
a 5.1 Dolby Digital in English that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes English,
and Spanish subtitles.
Widescreen (2.35:1) 16x9
DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 English / DTS Digital Surround 5.1 Spanish and French
English SDH, Spanish, French
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The Making of Anthropoid: Cast and crew discuss the challenges in recreating such an important piece of history.
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