“The Women”

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Get ready for the talk of the town when “The Women” arrives on Blu-ray and DVD Dec.  21 from Warner Home Video. 

“The Women” follows fashion designer, Mary Haines, who seems to have it all until she finds out that her husband is cheating on her with the perfume girl from Saks Fifth Avenue. As all hell breaks loose, Mary contemplates the fate of her marriage as she and her circle of tight-knit friends question their own friendships and relationships.

“The Women” comes from Emmy AwardTM winning writer Diane English (Murphy Brown), and features performances from three-time Golden GlobeTM Winner Meg Ryan (In the Land of Women, Sleepless in Seattle, When Harry Met Sally), Academy AwardTM nominee Annette Bening (American Beauty, Running With Scissors), seven-time Golden GlobeTM Nominee Debra Messing (TV’s Will and Grace, TV’s The Starter Wife), Eva Mendes (Hitch, Training Day), Jada Pinkett Smith (Collateral, Madagascar, Ali), Academy AwardTM nominee Candice Bergen (TV’s Boston Legal. TV’s Murphy Brown) and two-time Academy AwardTM nominee Bette Midler (The Stepford Wives, The First Wives Club).

“The Women” will be available on a single disc in widescreen and full screen formats for $28.98 and on Blu-ray disc for $35.99.

In New York City’s modern whirl of fashion and publishing, Mary Haines seems to have it all until she finds out that her husband is cheating on her with the perfume girl from Saks Fifth Avenue. Now all hell breaks loose as Mary contemplates the fate of her marriage and her circle of tight-knit friends question their own friendships and relationships.

The DVD and Blu-ray contain the following special features:

  • “The Women”: Behind the Women: A Look at George Cukor’s original film as well as why writer/director Diane English remade the movie nearly 15 years later                       
  •  “The Women”: The Legacy: As part of Dove’s popular program to help women improve their self-esteem, follow along as Cammy, a fifteen year old high school journalist, joins the cast and crew of the movie to search for the definition of real beauty.
  •  Additional Scenes

 

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