Paramount Home Media Distribution has sent over a press release officially announcing and detailing their home entertainment releases of the latest Darren Aronofsky film ‘mother!’ which stars Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem. The film will arrive home early on Digital HD December 5, followed by the 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD releases on December 19, 2017. Hit the jump to read the full announcement for the release including bonus content listings, disc specs and more, plus artwork for all three physical releases.
– Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
– Guy Lodge, Vanity Fair
ACADEMY AWARD®-WINNERS* JENNIFER LAWRENCE AND JAVIER BARDEM STAR IN ONE OF THE MOST THOUGHT-PROVOKING FILMS OF THE YEAR
Director Darren Aronofsky’s Visually Arresting Psychological Thriller Comes Home on
Digital HD December 5 and on 4K Ultra HD™ and Blu-ray™ Combo Packs December 19, 2017
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Acclaimed director Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan) delivers “a mind-blowing masterpiece” (Scott Mantz, “Access Hollywood”) with the extraordinarily original mother!, arriving on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD December 19, 2017. The film arrives on Digital HD December 5, 2017.
Described as “darkly exhilarating” (Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times) and “Aronofsky’s most daring film yet” (Ben Croll, Indiewire), mother! stunned critics and audiences around the world. Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem star in the visually arresting psychological thriller that will leave your heart pounding and your mind blown. The film also stars Oscar® nominees Ed Harris** and Michelle Pfeiffer***, along with Domhnall Gleeson, Brian Gleeson and Jovan Adepo.
The mother! 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray Combo Packs include over 35 minutes of in-depth bonus content. Join director Darren Aronofsky and cast as they discuss the production of the movie and take us through its spectacular finale. Plus, check out the incredible makeup effects that made mother! a visual tour de force.
mother! also boasts a Dolby Atmos® soundtrack remixed specifically for the home theater environment to place and move audio anywhere in the room, including overhead. In addition, the 4K Ultra HD disc features Dolby Vision™ high dynamic range (HDR), growing Paramount’s library of titles featuring both Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos. Dolby Vision transforms the TV experience in the home by delivering greater brightness and contrast, as well as a fuller palette of rich colors. Together with the captivating sound of Dolby Atmos, consumers will experience both cutting-edge imaging and state-of-the-art sound technology for a fully immersive entertainment experience‡.
mother! Blu-ray Combo Pack
The mother! Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English Dolby Atmos (Dolby® TrueHD compatible), French 5.1 Dolby Digital®, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, Portuguese 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The DVD in the combo pack is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The combo pack includes access to a Digital HD copy of the film as well as the following:
- Feature film in high definition
- Bonus Content:
- mother! The Downward Spiral
- The Makeup FX of mother!
- Feature film in standard definition
mother! 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack
Fans can enjoy the ultimate viewing experience with the 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, which includes the Blu-ray Disc™ detailed above, as well as an Ultra HD Disc presented in 4K Ultra HD with Dolby Vision and English Dolby Atmos (Dolby TrueHD compatible), French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, Portuguese 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description with English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The Combo Pack also includes access to a Digital HD copy of the film.
mother! Single-Disc DVD
The DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The disc includes the feature film in standard definition.
PARAMOUNT PICTURES Presents
A PROTOZOA Production
A Film by DARREN ARONOFSKY
JENNIFER LAWRENCE JAVIER BARDEM “mother!” ED HARRIS MICHELLE PFEIFFER
Costume Designer DANNY GLICKER Edited by ANDREW WEISBLUM, ACE
Production Designer PHILIP MESSINA Director of Photography MATTHEW LIBATIQUE, ASC
Executive Producers JEFF WAXMAN JOSH STERN MARK HEYMAN
Produced by SCOTT FRANKLIN, p.g.a. ARI HANDEL, p.g.a.
Written and Directed by DARREN ARONOFSKY
About Paramount Home Media Distribution
Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), home to premier media brands that create television programs, motion pictures, consumer products, and digital content for audiences in 180 countries and territories. The PHMD division oversees PPC’s home entertainment and transactional digital distribution activities worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and CBS and applicable licensing and servicing of certain DreamWorks Animation titles. PHMD additionally manages global licensing of studio content and transactional distribution across worldwide digital distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.
Street Date: December 19, 2017 (4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, On Demand)
December 5, 2017 (Digital HD)
U.S. Rating: R for strong disturbing violent content, some sexuality, nudity and language
Canadian Rating: 14A – violence, disturbing content
‡ To experience Dolby Atmos at home, a Dolby Atmos enabled AV receiver and additional speakers are required, or a Dolby Atmos enabled sound bar; however, Dolby Atmos soundtracks are also fully backward compatible with traditional audio configurations and legacy home entertainment equipment. To experience Dolby Vision on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, a Dolby Vision enabled TV is required with a Dolby Vision enabled 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player.
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