From Roland Emmerich, director of the global smash hit 2012, comes the acclaimed thriller ANONYMOUS, taking center stage on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital February 7, 2012, from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. For centuries, great minds have questioned the true authorship of Shakespeare’s plays. Now, movie fans can uncover the secret with one intriguing possible answer in this highly entertaining new film also filled with political intrigue & illicit romance starring Rhys Ifans (upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man, Notting Hill), Academy Award® winner Vanessa Redgrave (Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Julia, 1977), Joely Richardson (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, TV’s “The Tudors”), David Thewlis (Harry Potter series, War Horse) and Jamie Campbell Bower (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, TV’s “Camelot). Hailed by critics as “a splendid experience” (Roger Ebert, Chicago-Sun Times) and an “exhilarating and visually lavish thrill ride” (Michael Simms, Filmink), ANONYMOUS arrives on Blu-ray and DVD packed with exciting bonus features that take viewers behind the curtain of this provocative film, including commentary with director Roland Emmerich and writer John Orloff and the making-of featurette “Who Is The Real William Shakespeare?”. Exclusively available on the Blu-ray version are the additional behind-the-scenes featurettes “More Than Special Effects” and “Speak The Speech”.
Set in the political snake-pit of Elizabethan England, ANONYMOUS speculates on an issue that has for centuries intrigued academics and brilliant minds... who was the author of the plays credited to William Shakespeare? ANONYMOUS poses one possible answer, focusing on a time when cloak-and-dagger political intrigue, illicit romances in the Royal Court, and the schemes of greedy nobles hungry for the power were exposed in the most unlikely of places: the London stage.
DVD: 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, French(PAR) and Spanish that provides a
good complement to the picture. It also includes
English and Spanish subtitles.
2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
French and Spanish 5.1
Subtitles - English Spanish
French Chinese Optional
Commentary with Director Roland Emmerich and Writer John Orloff
Who Is The Real William Shakespeare?
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