Andrea Riseborough stars in war drama Resistance out on DVD and Blu-ray in March
DVD & Blu Ray Release date: 19th March 2012 / Running Time: 91 Minutes
DVD RRP: £19.99 / £24.99 Cert: PG
"A haunting, elegant film about love, loss and what we'll do to survive." - Empire
"A poignant tale of isolation and the strength of the human spirit…" - MovieScope
"Andrea Riseborough delivers a career-defining performance." - Dylan Jones / GQ
Starring Andrea Riseborough and Michael Sheen
D-Day has failed and Britain is under Nazi occupation. Following on from its acclaimed cinema release, RESISTANCE comes to DVD and Blu Ray in March.
Sarah Lewis (Andrea Riseborough), a 26-year-old farmer's wife, awakes one morning to find that her husband has disappeared along with all the men in the valley. Assuming they have joined the Resistance, the women of this tiny community pull together, taking on the running of the farms, and wait, desperate for news.
A German patrol arrives in the valley, the purpose of its mission a mystery. When a severe winter forces the two groups into co-operation, Sarah begins an acquaintance with the patrol's commanding officer, Albrecht (Tom Wlaschiha). Cut off from the surrounding war, the lines between collaboration, duty, occupation and survival become blurred.
Based on thecritically acclaimed novel by Owen Sheers, RESISTANCE features sensational lead performances from British rising star Andrea Riseborough (Brighton Rock, Made In Dagenham) and Tom Wlaschiha (Enemy At The Gates, Valkyrie, Brideshead Revisited), and co-stars Michael Sheen (Frost/Nixon, The Damned United).