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    Reimagining of the classic psychological thriller Straw Dogs comes to DVD and Blu-ray in march

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    "A dark tale of terror"

    Alan Frank - Daily Star

    James Marsden, Kate Bosworth and Alexander Skarsgård Star In
    The Year's Most Intense Psychological Thriller

    STRAW DOGS

    Some fights you can't walk away from

    Unleashed on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital March 12
    Bonus Features Include Filmmaker Commentary & Four Featurettes

    London, UK. 23/12/2012 - In a reimagining of the controversial classic, a terrorized couple is pushed to their breaking point in the intense psychological thriller STRAW DOGS unleashed on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital March 12 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. James Marsden (X-Men), Kate Bosworth (21) and Alexander Skarsgård (TV's "True Blood") sizzle in this suspenseful story of a young married couple who, after being victimized by a gang of violent locals, decide to take the law into their own hands.

    Written and directed by acclaimed filmmaker Rod Lurie (The Contender, The Last Castle) and co-starring Dominic Purcell (TV's "Prison Break"), Willa Holland (TV's "Gossip Girl"), and two-time Oscar® nominee James Woods (Best Actor, Salvador, 1986 and Best Supporting Actor, Ghosts of Mississippi, 1996), STRAW DOGS is a first-rate thriller fans won't want to miss on Blu-ray™ and DVD.

    Killer bonus features include commentary with writer/director Lurie and the featurettes "Courting Controversy: Remaking a Classic," "The Dynamics of Power: The Ensemble," "Inside the Siege: The Ultimate Showdown" and "Creating the Sumner House: The Production Design."

    STRAW DOGS will be priced to own at £19.99(BD) and £13.99(DVD).

    Synopsis
    A young couple (James Marsden and Kate Bosworth) moves to a quaint southern town. Soon their perfect getaway turns out to become a living hell when dark secrets and lethal passions spiral out of control. Trapped by a pack of depraved locals led by a ruthless predator (Alexander Skarsgard), they face a night of agonising suffering and endless bloodshed. Now their only hope for survival is to become more savage than their merciless torturers.

    STRAW DOGS was produced by Marc Frydman (The Jacket, The Contender). Executive producers are Beau Marks (Mardi Gras: Spring Break, The Roommate) and Gilbert Dumontet (The Shepherd: Border Patrol, Conspiracy).

    It has a run time of approximately 110 minutes on Blu-ray™ and 105 minutes on DVD and has been rated 18.

    Blu-ray and DVD Bonus Material
    • Commentary with Writer/Director Rod Lurie
    • Courting Controversy: Remaking a Classic
    • The Dynamics of Power: The Ensemble
    • Inside the Siege: The Ultimate Showdown
    • Creating the Sumner House: The Production Design

    Pricing and bonus features on Digital editions of STRAW DOGS may vary by service provider.

    PRODUCT INFORMATION

    Release Date March 12 2012
    Format Blu-ray & DVD
    RRP DVD: £13.99 Blu-ray: £19.99
    Certificate 18
    Genre Thriller
    Running Time DVD: 105mins, Blu-ray: 110mins

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