FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
"Blue Jasmine is not to be missed." -- Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
Written & Directed by Woody Allen
Featuring an Ensemble Cast Including Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Louis C.K., Bobby Cannavale, Andrew Dice Clay, Sally Hawkins, Peter Sarsgaard & Michael Stuhlbarg
Available Jan. 21 on Blu-ray™*, DVD & Digital
CULVER CITY, Calif. (Nov. 25, 2013) – Explore an intimate portrayal of the inner-battle between fantasy and reality in the lighthearted drama from Sony Pictures Classics, Blue Jasmine, available Jan. 21 on Blu-ray™* and DVD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Written and directed by Woody Allen (Midnight in Paris, To Rome With Love), this endearing film finds Academy Award® winner Cate Blanchett (The Aviator, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, 2004) as Jasmine French, a former New York socialite, after her life falls to pieces. Following her fall from grace, Jasmine flees the Manhattan high life for San Francisco, where she tries to pull herself back together again, while teetering between a troubled past and a fresh start.
The NEW YORKER's David Denby called the critically acclaimed film "startling and brilliant," noting that "Cate Blanchett gives the most complicated and demanding performance of her movie career." Blue Jasmine also features a powerful ensemble cast, including Alec Baldwin, Sally Hawkins, Louis C.K., Bobby Cannavale, Andrew Dice Clay, Peter Sarsgaard, and Michael Stuhlbarg.
Exclusively available on the Blue Jasmine Blu-ray and DVD, Notes from The Red Carpet gives insight into the cast's thoughts on their characters and Woody Allen's filmmaking process. Also included is the Blue Jasmine Cast Press Conference with Cate Blanchett, Peter Sarsgaard and Andrew Dice Clay.
*Blu-ray includes Digital HD UltraViolet™
SYNOPSIS: Poignant, romantic and mesmerizing, writer/director Woody Allen's latest masterpiece centers around Jasmine (Cate Blanchett), a former New York socialite teetering on an emotional tightrope, balancing between her troubled east coast past and a fresh start in San Francisco. Having moved into her sister's humble apartment, Jasmine ricochets between the tumultuous acceptance of her new limitations, and the dreams of reclaiming her past life's glamour. Join a powerful cast for an intimate portrayal of the battle between fantasy and reality which rages within us all.
Blu-ray & DVD Bonus Features:
* Notes From the Red Carpet – The cast discusses making the film and their take on the characters
* Blue Jasmine Cast Press Conference with Cate Blanchett, Peter Saarsgard and Andrew Dice Clay
Blue Jasmine has a runtime of approximately 98 minutes and is rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, language and sexual content.
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News Editor December 20, 2013, 7:54 am