REVIEW: THE OTTOMAN LIEUTENANT
OVERVIEW: Bringing to life a little known chapter in World War I history, the extraordinary and powerful story THE OTTOMAN LIEUTENANT debuts on Blu-rayTM, DVD, Digital HD and On Demand August 1, 2017 from UPHE Content Group. One of the very first movies to explore the eastern front of the war, the sweeping romance about a love that has no cultural boundaries is set amidst the exotic and dangerous Ottoman Empire, and stars an incredible cast including Academy Award® winner Ben Kingsley (Schindler's List), Josh Hartnett (Black Hawk Down), Michiel Huisman ("Game of Thrones") and Hera Hilmar (Anna Karenina).
On the brink of the first World War, The Ottoman Lieutenant tells the story of a strong-willed American woman (Hilmar) who, frustrated by ongoing injustices at home, follows an American doctor (Hartnett) to a medical mission in the exotic Ottoman Empire. However, her loyalty to both the doctor and the mission's founder (Kingsley) is soon tested when she falls in love with Ismail (Huisman), a lieutenant in the Ottoman Imperial Army. With the invading army forces at their doorstep and the world about to plunge into war, she soon realizes that the most dangerous place to be during war, is in love.
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 English that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes English
French and Spanish subtitles.
Widescreen (2.40:1) 16x9
English DTS-HD Mater Audio 5.1, Spanish, French, Italian and
Turkish DTS Digital Surround 5.1
English SDH, Spanish, French, Italian, Turkish
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