2017 Alexandre Moors film “The Yellow Birds” is coming to Blu-ray in August

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The 2017 Alexandre Moors directed war drama “The Yellow Birds” starring Tye Sheridan and Alden Ehrenreich is coming to Blu-ray Disc on August 14th via Lionsgate. Tech specs for the release include full 1080p HD video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The release will come with a Digital Copy of the film included. The Blu-ray is now available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon. The only bonus material set to be included is listed below.

  • “Reverberations of War: Making The Yellow Birds” Featurette

Further below, after the break, you’ll find the official announcement.

 

PRESS RELEASE:

“This year’s Hurt Locker. Gripping. Raw. Intense.”

— Scott Mantz, Collider

Street Date: 8/14/18

Blu-ray™ + Digital SRP: $21.99

DVD SRP: $19.98

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The stand-out wartime drama starring Tye Sheridan, Alden Ehrenreich, Toni Collette, with Jack Huston and Jennifer Aniston, The Yellow Birds arrives on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital), DVD, and Digital August 14 from Lionsgate. The film is currently available On Demand. Based on the best-selling novel by Kevin Powers and from the producers of Boys Don’t Cry and Cake, the film won Best Cinematography and was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Written for the screen by David Lowery and R.F.I. Porto, and directed by Alexandre Moors, The Yellow Birds Blu-ray and DVD include a making-of featurette that reveals the themes and performances that make up the heart of this powerful drama, and will be available for the suggested price of $21.99 and $19.98, respectively.

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

Against the explosive backdrop of the Iraq War, young soldiers Brandon Bartle (Ehrenreich) and Daniel Murphy (Sheridan) forge a deep bond of friendship. When tragedy strikes the platoon, one soldier must return home to face the hard truth behind the incident, and help a grieving mother (Aniston) find peace. With a compelling mix of battle action and poignant drama, The Yellow Birds is an unforgettable movie whose power resonates long after the final frame.

BLU-RAY/DVD/DIGITAL SPECIAL FEATURES

  • “Reverberations of War: Making The Yellow Birds” Featurette

CAST

Tye Sheridan Ready Player One, X-Men: Apocalypse, Mud

Alden Ehrenreich Solo: A Star Wars Story, Hail, Caesar!, Beautiful Creatures

Toni Collette Little Miss Sunshine, About a Boy, The Sixth Sense

Jason Patric Narc, The Lost Boys, Speed 2: Cruise Control

with Jack Huston Ben-Hur, Outlander, American Hustle

and Jennifer Aniston The Bounty Hunter, We’re the Millers, Cake, TV’s “Friends”

Trailer: https://youtu.be/fhzzNDeg6N0

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production: 2017

Title Copyright: The Yellow Birds © 2017 YB Productions, LLC. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2018 Saban Films LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Type: Theatrical Premiere

Rating: R for war violence, some grisly images, sexual material, and language throughout

Genre: War, Drama

Closed-Captioned: N/A

Subtitles: Spanish, English SDH

Feature Run Time: 95 Minutes

Blu-ray Format: 1080p High Definition, 16×9 Widescreen 2.39:1 Presentation

DVD Format: 16×9 Widescreen 2.39:1 Presentation

Blu-ray Audio: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio™

DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio

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