Revolutionary Road erupts in June

The doomed lovers from Titanic moved to the suburbs only to be sunk by the American dream. Revolutionary Road arrives this June on DVD & Blu-ray. Here’s the press release from Paramount Home Entertainment:

LEONARDO DICAPRIO & ACADEMY AWARD ® WINNER* KATE WINSLET REUNITE FOR THE FIRST TIME ON SCREEN IN ONE OF THE YEARS MOST CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED FILMS

REVOLUTIONARY ROAD

Cited As One of the Top Ten Movies of the Year By Dozens of Critics, Captivating Drama Debuts on DVD and Blu-ray June 2, 2009

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. “Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet are brilliant” (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone) in the mesmerizing epic REVOLUTIONARY ROAD, arriving on DVD and Blu-ray June 2, 2009 from Paramount Home Entertainment. Nominated for three Academy Awards® and four Golden Globes®, the emotionally gripping film has been called “amazing” (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone), “flawless” (Rex Reed, New York Observer) and a “masterpiece” (Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle). Directed by Oscar® winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty) and adapted from the groundbreaking novel by Richard Yates, REVOLUTIONARY ROAD won Kate Winslet her first Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture Drama. Reuniting DiCaprio and Winslet for the first time on screen since Titanic, the incisive portrait of a 1950s American marriage unfolds as an enthralling drama that is moving, thought-provoking and “a revelation” (Clay Smith, “The Insider“).

The REVOLUTIONARY ROAD DVD and Blu-ray presentations include commentary by director Sam Mendes and screenwriter Justin Haythe, Lives of Quiet Desperation: The Making of REVOLUTIONARY ROAD and deleted scenes. The Blu-ray also includes Richard Yates: The Wages of Truth.

REVOLUTIONARY ROAD DVD & Blu-ray

The REVOLUTIONARY ROAD DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with Dolby Digital English 5.1 Surround, French 5.1 Surround and Spanish 5.1 Surround and English, French and Spanish subtitles. The Blu-ray disc is presented in 1080p high definition with English 5.1 Dolby TrueHD, French 5.1 Dolby Digital and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The discs include the following special features in high definition as noted:

• Commentary by director Sam Mendes and screenwriter Justin Haythe
• Lives of Quite Desperation: The Making of Revolutionary Road (HD)
• Deleted Scenes with optional commentary by director Sam Mendes and screenwriter Justin Haythe (HD)
• Richard Yates: The Wages of Truth (HD)—Blu-ray only

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