APRIL AND THE
OVERVIEW: The producers of Academy Award®-nominated film Persepolis, and renowned graphic novelist, Jacques Tardi, take fans on a rollicking adventure set in an alternate steampunk universe in April and the Extraordinary World, coming to Digital HD on July 19, 2016, and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand on August 2, 2016, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, in partnership with GKIDS. Described as "Miyazaki meets Pixar" (Tasha Robinson, The Verge) and hailed by critics as "thrilling!" (Peter Debruge, Variety) and "berserkly imaginative!" (David Noh, Film Journal), the film received an impressive 98% Certified Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes!
Showcasing an all-star voice
cast including Paul Giamatti (Straight Outta Compton,
Turbo), Tony Hale (The Angry Birds Movie, "Veep"), Susan
Sarandon (Thelma and Louise, Hell and Back) and J.K.
Simmons (Whiplash, Kung Fu Panda 3), April and the
Extraordinary World on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD allows
viewers to dive even deeper into the adventure with
exciting behind-the-scenes bonus content featuring the
filmmakers and incredible voice cast. All formats also
include a bonus alternate French track with Academy Award®
winner Marion Cotillard as April.
SYNOPSIS: Paris, 1941. A family of scientists is on the brink of a powerful discovery when a mysterious force suddenly abducts them, leaving their young daughter April behind. Years later, April carries on her family's research in secret with her cat, Darwin, but soon finds herself at the center of a shadowy conspiracy and on the run from government agents, bicycle-powered airships and cyborg rat spies!
The film is
presented in widescreen in a 1.78:1 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 (1.78:1) 16x9
English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, French DTS Digital Sound, Dolby Digital 2.0
English SDH, English, French
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The Origin Of The Extraordinary World
– A look behind the scenes with filmmakers, graphic novelist Jacques Tardi, and voice cast