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PR: Fireflies in the Garden on DVD and Digital Feb 7


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Fireflies in the Garden on DVD and Digital Feb 7To an outsider, the Taylors are the very picture of the successful American family: Charles (Willem Dafoe) is a tenured professor on track to become university president, son Michael (Ryan Reynolds) is a prolific and well-known romance novelist, daughter Ryne (Shannon Lucio) is poised to enter a prestigious law school, and on the day we are introduced to them, matriarch Lisa (Julia Roberts) will graduate from college-decades after leaving to raise her children. But when a serious accident interrupts the celebration, the far more nuanced reality of this Midwestern family's history and relationships come to light.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For One Family, A Chance to Start Again.

Fireflies in the Garden has a running time of 88 minutes and is rated R for language and some sexual content.

All-Star Cast Includes Ryan Reynolds, Willem Dafoe, Emily Watson,
Carrie Anne Moss, Hayden Panettiere
and Academy Award(R) Winner Julia Roberts

Bonus Features Include a Behind-the-Scenes Featurette

Debuting on DVD and Digital February 7th

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CULVER CITY, CALIF. (January 9, 2012) - An all-star cast headlines the powerful, character driven drama Fireflies in the Garden has a running time of 88 minutes and is rated R for language and some sexual content., debuting on DVD and Digital February 7th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Ryan Reynolds (Green Lantern, The Proposal), two-time Best Supporting Actor Oscar(R) nominee Willem Dafoe (Platoon, 1986; Shadow of the Vampire, 2000), two-time Best Actress Oscar(R) nominee Emily Watson (Breaking the Waves, 1996; Hilary and Jackie, 1998), Carrie Anne Moss (The Matrix trilogy), Hayden Panettiere (TV's "Heroes") and Academy Award(R) winner Julia Roberts (Best Actress, Erin Brockovich, 2000) star in the story of a seemingly perfect family and the conflicting, interpersonal relationships which bring their dysfunctional and destructive elements to the forefront. When a tragic accident leaves them without the one person they could count on to keep them together, they are forced onto a path in search of forgiveness and redemption. Bonus materials include the behind-the-scenes featurette "A Flash of Life: The Making of Fireflies in the Garden." Fireflies in the Garden will be available for $30.99 SRP (DVD).

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To an outsider, the Taylors are the very picture of the successful American family: Charles (Willem Dafoe) is a tenured professor on track to become university president, son Michael (Ryan Reynolds) is a prolific and well-known romance novelist, daughter Ryne (Shannon Lucio) is poised to enter a prestigious law school, and on the day we are introduced to them, matriarch Lisa (Julia Roberts) will graduate from college-decades after leaving to raise her children. But when a serious accident interrupts the celebration, the far more nuanced reality of this Midwestern family's history and relationships come to light.

DVD Bonus Features Include:
* "A Flash of Life: The Making of Fireflies in the Garden" Featurette

Directed and written by Dennis Lee, Fireflies in the Garden was produced by Marco Weber, Vanessa Coifman, Sukee Chew and Philip Rose, with Jere Hausfater and Milton Liu acting as executive producers.

Fireflies in the Garden has a running time of 88 minutes and is rated R for language and some sexual content.

"Academy Award(R)" and "Oscar(R)" are the registered trademarks and service marks of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

DVD Catalog #: 30797
DVD UPC Code: 0-43396-30797-1
DVD Order Date: 1/5/12
DVD SRP: $30.99



About Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
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News Editor January 16, 2012, 8:53 am