“Rachel Getting Married”

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Rachel Getting Married, the contemporary family drama that became the talk of this year’s film festival circuit, arrives on Blu-ray High-Def and DVD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on March 10. Directed by Jonathan Demme (The Manchurian Candidate, The Silence of the Lambs) and penned by first-time writer Jenny Lumet, the film stars Academy Award® and Golden Globe® Nominee, Best Actress and National Board of Review winner for Best Actress Anne Hathaway (The Devil Wears Prada, Brokeback Mountain), Academy Award®-nominee Debra Winger (1983, Best Actress in Leading Role, Terms of Endearment), Bill Irwin (Across the Universe, Lady in the Water) and Rosemarie Dewitt (TV’s “Mad Men,” Cinderella Man).

The film has recently been honored with six Film Independent’s Spirit Award nominations, including Best Feature, Jonathan Demme for Best Director, Jenny Lumet for Best First Screenplay, Anne Hathaway for Best Female Lead, and Rosemarie Dewitt and Debra Winger for Best Supporting Female Leads.

The Rachel Getting Married bonus features include deleted scenes, filmmaker and cast audio commentaries, featurettes, Q & A panel with Jonathan Demme. This Sony Pictures Classics film will be available on DVD for $28.96 SRP, while the Blu-ray High-Def version will sell for $39.95 SRP.

Rachel Getting Married is produced by Demme, Neda Armian (Jimmy Carter Man From Plains), Ilona Herzberg (Evan Almighty, The Manchurian Candidate) and Mark E. Platt (Legally Blonde). 

 

DVD/ Blu-ray High-Def Special Features Include:

  • Deleted Scenes
  • A Behind-the-Scenes Featurette
  • The Wedding Band Featurette
  • Cast and Crew Q & A Panel
  • Filmmaker and Cast Commentaries

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