REVIEW: LOST RIVER
Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut film, “Lost River,” will debut on Blu-ray and DVD on May 5, 2015. The film, which screened at the SXSW Film Festival, is also available via national digital release.
“Lost River” composer Johnny Jewel’s Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is available on his record label, Italians Do It Better. The soundtrack features original score by Jewel, vocal performances from “Lost River” stars Saoirse Ronan and Ben Mendelsohn, as well as songs written for the film by Jewel’s groups Chromatics, Glass Candy, and Desire. “Lost River” reunites the collaborative efforts of writer-director Ryan Gosling and critically acclaimed musician Johnny Jewel, who first worked together on the soundtrack success of ”Drive.”
SYNOPSIS: “Lost River” is a dark fairy tale about love, family and the fight for survival in the face of danger. In the virtually abandoned city of Lost River, Billy (Christina Hendricks), a single mother of two, is led into a macabre underworld in her quest to save her childhood home and hold her family together. Her teenage son Bones
(Iain De Casestecker) discovers a mystery about the origins of Lost River that triggers his curiosity and sets in motion an unexpected journey that will test his limits and the limits of those he loves.
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,
and Spanish subtitles.
Widescreen (2.40:1) 16x9
English, DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
English SDH, Spanish
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