2020 film “The Photograph” comes to Blu-ray May

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The 2020 film The Photograph is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on May 12th, via Universal. The film, written & directed by Stella Meghie, stars Issa Rae, LaKeith StanfieldChelsea Peretti, Lil Rel Howery, Rob Morgan, and Courtney B. Vance. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that it will get the DVD counterpart and a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now find the Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included are listed below.

  • Shooting THE PHOTOGRAPH – An inside look at the making of THE PHOTOGRAPH featuring interviews with Issa Rae, Lakeith Stanfield, director Stella Meghie and producer Will Packer.
  • Culture in Film – Filmmakers and cast discuss the importance of representation in the industry, the significance of being both in front of and behind the camera, and why this story matters.
  • The Film Through Photographs – Explore the use of photography throughout the film as the cast and filmmakers delve into how the photographs, and use of such, told stories beyond capability of word or action.

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding this film coming to home video.

PRESS RELEASE:

UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT

ISSA RAE AND LAKEITH STANFIELD STAR IN
STELLA MEGHIE’S BEAUTIFUL AND POWERFUL LOVE STORY

THE PHOTOGRAPH

BRING HOME THE BLU-RAY™️ AND DVD ON MAY 12, 2020
AND DIGITAL ON APRIL 28, 2020, BOTH WITH
EXCLUSIVE BONUS FEATURES
THE PHOTOGRAPH IS A TOUCHING LOVE STORY
FOR A NEW GENERATION OF ROMANTICS.”
–    JAMIE BROADNAX, BLACK GIRL NERDS

Universal City, California, March 19, 2020 — Make. Love. Last. Issa Rae (“Insecure, Little) and Lakeith Stanfield (Straight Outta Compton, “Atlanta”) star in the striking and beautiful love story about how quickly lives can change forever when THE PHOTOGRAPH arrives on Digital April 28, 2020 and on Blu-Ray™️ and DVD May 12, 2020 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. A touching story that can be experienced again and again, THE PHOTOGRAPH includes bonus features that allow viewers to become even more connected to the film through filmmaker and cast interviews and behind-the-scenes footage.

Sweet and sophisticated, THE PHOTOGRAPH follows the story of a young woman Mae (Rae), whose mother, a famed photographer, passes away and leaves her with tons of unanswered questions. In her journey to finding out more about her own origins, Mae stumbles upon not only a letter and photos her mother left behind, but also an unexpected and powerful romance with an up and coming journalist (Stanfield). Full of passion and emotion, THE PHOTOGRAPH gracefully connects love stories across decades and reminds us of the importance of familial love.

Written, produced and directed by Stella Meghie, THE PHOTOGRAPH features a captivating supporting cast including Chanté Adams (Roxanne Roxanne), Y’lan Noel (Insecure), with Lil Rey Howery (Get Out, Good Boys) and Courtney B. Vance (The Mummy).


BONUS FEATURES ON BLU-RAY™️ AND DVD

  • Shooting THE PHOTOGRAPH– An inside look at the making of THE PHOTOGRAPH featuring interviews with Issa Rae, Lakeith Stanfield, director Stella Meghie and producer Will Packer.
  • Culture in Film – Filmmakers and cast discuss the importance of representation in the industry, the significance of being both in front of and behind the camera, and why this story matters.
  • The Film Through Photographs – Explore the use of photography throughout the film as the cast and filmmakers delve into how the photographs, and use of such, told stories beyond capability of word or action.

 

CAST AND FILMMAKERS
Cast: Issa Rae, LaKeith Stanfield, Lil Rel Howery, Rob Morgan and Coutney B Vance
Costume Designer: Keri Langerman
Production Designer: Loren Weeks
Director of Photography: Mark Schwartzbard
Executive Producers: Stella Meghie, Erika Hampson, Issa Rae
Produced by: Will Packer p.g.a., James Lopez p.g.a
Written and Directed by: Stella Meghie

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION – BLU-RAY™️
Street Date: May 12, 2020
Copyright: 2020 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.
Selection Numbers: 61211270 (U.S.), 61211274 (CDN)
Running Time: 1 hours, 46 minutes
Layers: BD-50
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 16:9 2.39:1
Rating: PG13, sexuality and brief strong language
Technical Info: DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1
Subtitles: English SDH, French Canadian, and Latin American Spanish

 

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