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The Thin Red Line

Spine #536

Sep 28, 2010

Number of Discs: 1

  • 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • English subtitles

The Thin Red Line

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Directed By: Terrence Malick
Starring: Sean Penn, Adrien Brody, Jim Caviezel, Ben Chaplin, George Clooney, John Cusack, Woody Harrelson, Elias Koteas, Jared Leto, Dash Mihok, Tim Blake Nelson, Nick Nolte, John C. Reilly, Larry Romano, John Savage, John Travolta, Arie Verveen
Licensor: 20th Century Fox

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After directing two of the most extraordinary movies of the 1970s, Badlands and Days of Heaven, American artist Terrence Malick disappeared from the film world for twenty years, only to resurface in 1998 with this visionary adaptation of James Jones's 1962 novel about the World War II battle for Guadalcanal. A big-budget, spectacularly mounted epic, The Thin Red Line is also one of the most deeply philosophical films ever released by a major Hollywood studio, a thought-provoking meditation on man, nature, and violence. Featuring a cast of contemporary cinema's finest actors-Sean Penn, Jim Caviezel, Nick Nolte, Elias Koteas, and Woody Harrelson among them-The Thin Red Line is a kaleidoscopic evocation of the experience of combat that ranks as one of cinema's greatest war films.

  • New audio commentary featuring Toll, production designer Jack Fisk, and producer Grant Hill
  • Outtakes from the film
  • Video interviews with several of the film's actors, including Kirk Acevedo, Jim Caviezel, Tom Jane, Elias Koteas, Dash Mihok, and Sean Penn
  • New video interview with casting director Dianne Crittenden, featuring original audition footage
  • New interview with composer Hans Zimmer
  • New video piece featuring interviews with editors Billy Weber, Leslie Jones, and Saar Klein
  • An interview with writer James Jones's daughter Kaylie Jones
  • World War II newsreels featuring footage from Guadalcanal and the Solomon Islands
  • Original theatrical trailer


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