Brotherhood: The Platinum Edition - 2-disc DVD details
10th Jul 05
Taking its title from the name given to the Korean flag, Brotherhood (Taegukgi) is an epic tale of brotherhood, loyalty, heroism and lost love set against the backdrop of the 1950 to 1953 Korean War. The most expensive Korean film ever, brilliantly directed by acclaimed director Kang JeGyu, Brotherhood is a graphically realistic, moving and harrowing war movie that is at least on a par with Saving Private Ryan.
Now Premier Asia have announced the details for the forthcoming double-disc set release Brotherhood: The Platimun Edition, set for September 15th in the UK priced at £19.99.
The incredible extras line-up includes:
* Exclusive feature-length audio-commentary with Asian Cinema Experts, Bey Logan and Mike Leeder
* Tears of Fire: an explosive Ďmaking-of' documentary for Korean cinema's most successful movie ever
* History through the Lens: on-location featurette detailing the challenges of bringing Brotherhood to the big-screen
* Captain's Orders: an exclusive interview with action-director, Jung Doo-hung
* Battle Plans: an animated gallery featuring the production's original storyboards
* The Colours of War: an evocative animated photo gallery
* Don't look back in Anger: a retrospective documentary featuring Korean War veterans and archive footage
* 1950 Re-lived: a historical black & white featurette covering the effects of the Korean War
* Honoured in Dispatches: Interviews with acclaimed cast members
* Brotherhood: a behind-the-scenes featurette exploring the themes of friendship in the midst of conflict
* Special Operations: a featurette detailing the logistical challenges of Korea's biggest ever movie production
* Digitally re-mastered and restored 21:9 Anamorphic version enhanced for widescreen TVs
* Dual Language Format (English Dubbed and Korean Language with re-mastered English subtitles)
* DTS and Dolby Digital 5.1 audio tracks
* Trailer Gallery and Fully Animated Menus.
Brotherhood will also be released as a one-disc rental DVD on 8th August 2005.
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