Love & Mercy (2015)
Thursday 1st October 2015
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment invites viewers to experience the unforgettable life, love and musical genius of The Beach Boys' Brian Wilson in the critically acclaimed drama Love & Mercy, available on Blu-ray and DVD 16th November 2015.
Co-starring John Cusack (Being John Malkovich, High Fidelity) and Paul Dano (Little Miss Sunshine, There Will Be Blood) in their widely praised dual performance as the pop music icon at two different stages in his career, Love & Mercy offers an intimate, never-before-seen look at Wilson's groundbreaking creativity, decades-long struggle with drug abuse and mental illness, and redemptive relationship with former model-turned-car dealer Melinda Ledbetter, played winningly by Elizabeth Banks (The Hunger Games series, Pitch Perfect).
Directed by Academy Award®-nominated producer Bill Pohlad (Best Picture, The Tree of Life, 2012) and co-starring Paul Giamatti (Sideways, Saving Private Ryan), Love & Mercy arrives on Blu-ray and DVD loaded with revealing bonus features both movie fans and The Beach Boys fans won't want to miss, including audio commentary with Pohlad and co-writer Oren Moverman; the making-of featurette A California Story: Creating the Look of Love & Mercy"; and deleted scenes.
Love & Mercy is an intimate and unconventional portrait of Brian Wilson, the enigmatic singer, songwriter and co-founder of the Beach Boys. Set against Wilson's groundbreaking, era-defining music, the film examines the personal voyage and ultimate salvation of a cultural icon whose success came at extraordinary personal cost.
Love & Mercy was written by Oren Moverman (I'm Not There, The Messenger) and Michael Alan Lerner. Producers are Bill Pohlad, Claire Rudnick Polstein (August: Osage County, The Company Men) and John Wells (August: Osage County, The Company Men). Executive producers are Ann Ruark (Revolutionary Road, Babel), Jim Lefkowitz (When the Garden Was Eden, Da Brick) and Oren Moverman.
- Audio Commentary with Director/Producer Bill Pohlad and Executive Producer/Co-Writer Oren Moverman
- A California Story: Creating the Look of Love & Mercy: Discover how the film's vintage settings and iconic imagery are brought to life through the production and costume design
- Deleted Scenes, including Brian Meets Phil Spector
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.