REVIEW: THE SEA OF TREES
OVERVIEW: Academy Award® winner Matthew McConaughey (Best Actor, Dallas Buyers Club, 2013) and Academy Award® nominees Naomi Watts (Best Actress, The Impossible, 2012; Best Actress, 21 Grams, 2003) and Ken Watanabe (Best Supporting Actor, The Last Samurai, 2003) star in the gripping drama The Sea of Trees, arriving on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD (plus Digital) on November 1 from Lionsgate. Directed by Academy Award® nominee Gus Van Sant (Best Director, Milk, 2008; Best Director, Good Will Hunting, 1997) and written by Chris Sparling (Buried), The Sea of Trees was nominated for the Palme D’or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival and theatrically released by A24 in 2016. The Sea of Trees home entertainment release includes a behind-the-scenes featurette
SYNOPSIS: In this powerful story of love and redemption, Arthur, an American professor, travels to Japan in the midst of a personal crisis. As he wanders through a mysterious forest with a dark past, he meets an enigmatic stranger who is lost and injured. The two embark on a spiritual, life-changing journey of friendship and survival that reconnects Arthur with his love for his wife.
The film is
presented in widescreen in a 2.40:1 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 Mandarin and English that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes English and Spanish subtitles.
Widescreen (2.40:1) 16x9
English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio™
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“The Sea of Trees: A Story of Beauty and Tragedy” Featurette