Blinded by the Light comes to Blu-ray November

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The 2019 film Blinded by the Light is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on November 19th via Warner. The film, directed by Gurinder Chadha, features a cast of Viveik Kalra, Dean-Charles Chapman, Billy BarrattRonak Singh Chadha Berges, Kulvinder Ghir, Meera Ganatra, Nell Williams, Aaron Phagura, and Hayley Atwell. The film has received much critical acclaim, in fact (at time of writing) it carries a “Certified Fresh” rating over at Rotten Tomatoes. Tech specs for the release include 1080p HD video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with Dolby Atmos sound. The release will come with a digital code (copy) of the film. You can find the Blu-ray Disc now available for preorder over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Memoir to Movie
  • The Most Crazy Thing
  • Deleted Scenes

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding this film coming to Blu-ray.

 

 

PRESS RELEASE:

 

SPARKS WILL FLY WHEN

Blinded by the Light

ARRIVES ONTO BLU-RAY

DVD AND DIGITAL FROM

WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT

Own it Early on Digital on October 22

Blu-ray and DVD debut on November 19


Burbank, CA, October 3
 – From writer-director-producer Gurinder Chadha (“Bend It Like Beckham”) comes the inspirational drama “Blinded by the Light,” set to the music and lyrics of Bruce Springsteen’s timeless songs, a joyful story of courage, love, hope, family and the unique ability of music to lift the human spirit.

Inspired by a true story, based on Sarfraz Manzoor’s acclaimed memoir “Greetings from Bury Park: Race, Religion and Rock N’ Roll,” “Blinded by the Light” was directed by Chadha from a screenplay written by Manzoor, Chadha and Paul Mayeda Berges (“Bend It Like Beckham”). “Blinded by the Light” stars Viveik Kalra (TV’s “Next of Kin”), Kulvinder Ghir (“Bend It Like Beckham”), Meera Ganatra (“Three Dots and a Dash,” “PREMature”), Nell Williams (TV’s “Game of Thrones,” “The Audience”), Aaron Phagura (TV’s “Informer,” TV’s “Doctor Who”), Hayley Atwell (“Captain America: The First Avenger,” “The Duchess”) and Dean-Charles Chapman (TV’s “Game of Thrones,” “Man Up”).

The story is underscored by the music and poetic lyrics of Springsteen, who gave Chadha his blessing from the film’s inception.

Chadha, Jane Barclay and Jamal Daniel produced the film, with Tory Metzger, Renee Witt, Peter Touche, Stephen Spence, Hannah Leader, Tracy Nurse and Mayeda Berges serving as executive producers.

Chadha’s behind-the-scenes creative team included director of photography Ben Smithard, production designer Nick Ellis, editor Justin Krish and costume designer Annie Hardinge. The original score music is by A.R. Rahman.

“Blinded By The Light” will be available on Blu-ray and DVD. The Blu-ray features a Blu-ray disc with the film and special features in hi-definition, and a Digital version of the movie. The DVD features a DVD with the film and a special feature in standard definition, and a Digital version of the movie.

“Blinded By The Light” will also be available on Movies Anywhere. Using the free Movies Anywhere app and website, consumers can access all their eligible movies by connecting their Movies Anywhere account with their participating digital retailer accounts.

Fans can also own “Blinded By The Light” via purchase from digital retailers beginning October 22.

SYNOPSIS

The film tells the story of Javed (Viveik Kalra), a British teen of Pakistani descent growing up in the town of Luton, England, in 1987. Amidst the racial and economic turmoil of the times, he writes poetry as a means to escape the intolerance of his hometown and the inflexibility of his traditional father (Kulvinder Ghir). But when a classmate (Aaron Phagura) introduces him to the music of Bruce Springsteen, Javed sees parallels to his working-class life in the powerful lyrics. As Javed discovers a cathartic outlet for his own pent-up dreams, he also begins to find the courage to express himself in his own unique voice.

BLU-RAY AND DVD ELEMENTS

“Blinded By The Light” Blu-ray contains the following special features:

  • Memoir to Movie
  • The Most Crazy Thing
  • Deleted Scenes

BASICS

PRODUCT SRP

Blu-ray $35.99

Blu-ray and DVD Street Date: November 19

EST Street Date: October 22

BD Languages: English

BD Subtitles: English, Latin Spanish, Parisian French

Running Time: 118 minutes

Rating: Rated PG-13 for thematic material and language including some ethnic slurs

Blu-ray: ATMOS

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