Shutter Island Opens Doors For Home Video

Martin Scorsese’s foray into Gothic horror and terror divided lots of fans who went to see it in theatres. If you’re undecided or missed it during its theatrical release altogether, no worries; the flick is on its way home!

From the Press Release
World-renowned director Martin Scorsese delivers “a stunning masterpiece that requires and demands multiple viewings” (Ain’t It Cool News) with the critically-acclaimed suspense thriller
SHUTTER ISLAND, debuting on DVD, Blu-ray, and VOD June 8, 2010, from Paramount Home Entertainment.

Starring three-time Academy Award® nominee Leonardo DiCaprio (The Departed), the film features an outstanding ensemble cast including Mark Ruffalo (Zodiac), Oscar® winner Sir Ben Kingsley (Gandhi), Max von Sydow (Minority Report), Michelle Williams (Brokeback Mountain), and Emily Mortimer (Match Point).

Based on the best-selling novel by celebrated writer Dennis Lehane, SHUTTER ISLAND was written for the screen by Laeta Kalogridis and tells the story of two U.S. marshals investigating the mysterious disappearance of an inmate from a hospital for the criminally insane. But as their investigation proceeds, they uncover an intricate web of deception where nothing may be as it seems. Filled with nail-biting suspense and unexpected plot twists, SHUTTER ISLAND is a must-see thriller that will keep you guessing to the very end.

The SHUTTER ISLAND Blu-ray includes making-of featurettes entitled “Behind the Shutters” and “Into the Lighthouse”. Music from the motion picture is available now from Rhino Records at all physical and digital retail outlets. The haunting double-disc set was produced by music legend and frequent Scorsese collaborator Robbie Robertson and features a stunning array of modern classical music.

The SHUTTER ISLAND DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with Dolby Digital English 5.1 Surround, French 5.1 Surround, and Spanish 5.1 Surround and English, French, and Spanish subtitles. The Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, and Brazilian Portuguese 5.1 Dolby Digital and English, English SDH, French, Spanish, and Brazilian Portuguese subtitles. The Blu-ray includes the following:

Special Features

  • “Behind the Shutters” featurette — Follows the film from its inception as an acclaimed novel through the production process and to the big screen. Includes interviews with cast and crew.
  • “Into the Lighthouse” featurette — Discusses the historical landscape of psychiatric therapies during the 1950s through interviews with cast and crew.

    Check out the cover art for each package below.

    Shutter Island Opens Doors For Home Video

    Shutter Island Opens Doors For Home Video

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    Steve Barton

    You're such an inspiration for the ways that I will never, ever choose to be.

    • Floydian Trip

      I can’t wait to see this again. If people decided to go see The Crazies over this….BIG MISTAKE!