SPECIAL EDITION DVD INCLUDING A FEATURE CHRONICLING THE EXPERIENCES OF MILITARY AND CIVILIAN GROUND OFFICIALS BASED ON THE EVENTS OF 9/11
UNITED 93 2-DISC LIMITED EDITION
AVAILABLE ON DVD SEPTEMBER 5, 2006
Universal Studios Home Entertainment has announced it will release the United 93 2-Disc Limited Edition DVD that includes the theatrical feature film and two emotionally powerful and spellbinding documentary bonus features, “United 93: The Families and the Film” and “Chasing Planes: Witnesses to 9/11, ” on September 5, 2006. The acclaimed, powerful and unforgettable story of a diverse group of people who banded together in the face of danger and valiantly refused to surrender, United 93 is based on the searing events of 9/11 that shook the world. Painstakingly researched with the full support and involvement of the families of those who lost their lives as well as the flight controllers and personnel who experienced the day’s events, the film continues to be the best-reviewed major studio release of the year. The United 93 2-Disc Limited Edition is priced at $30.98 SRP.
The previously announced single disc United 93 DVD containing the feature film and “United 93: The Families and the Film” bonus feature also debuts September 5 for $29.98 SRP.
“Chasing Planes: Witnesses to 9/11” is a riveting 48-minute documentary that chronicles the myriad of experiences, personal dedication and touching insight of the civilian and military ground control personnel on that fateful day. Individual accounts and now historic footage provide a compelling look at the intense efforts to save additional lives and protect the country in the midst of chaotic and often conflicting reports with lives at stake and the security of the country under attack. The documentary examines in detail the chain of events involving the four airline flights that were hijacked on 9/11 with the intention of being used as weapons, including the fateful flight attack that that was thwarted by its passengers and crew, United Flight 93. The documentary is produced and directed by United 93 associate producer Michael Bronner.
“United 93: The Families and the Film” is a 50-minute documentary containing intimate interviews that focus on the families and the actors discussing the emotional challenges of bringing the personalities of the passengers and the flight crew members to life in a way that conveys what director Paul Greengrass calls “a believable truth” of what happened during the 91-minute flight. The documentary is produced and directed by United 93 associate producer Kate Solomon.
CAST & FILMMAKERS
Director: Paul Greengrass
Written By: Paul Greengrass
Produced By: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lloyd Levin
Executive Producers: Debra Hayward, Liza Chasin
Associate Producers: Michael Bronner, Kate Solomon
Director of Photography: Barry Ackroyd
Production Designer: Dominic Watkins
Edited By: Clare Douglas, Richard Pearson
Costume Designer: Lorraine Carson, Dinah Collin, Liz McGarrity
Original Music By: John Powell
Cast: Christian Clemenson, Trish Gates, Polly Adams, Cheyenne Jackson, Opal Alladin, David Alan Basche, Denny Dillon
Street Date: September 5, 2006
Copyright: 2006 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.
Price: $30.98 SRP
Selection Number: 32279 (Widescreen)
Running Time: 1 Hour 51 Minutes
Layers: Dual (Single Sided)
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 2:35:1
Technical Info: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround; English DVS Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo; Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround; French Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround; English SDH, French, Spanish Subtitles