Friday 17th April 2015
Hailed as one of the most exciting and talked about films of 2014, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, invite audiences to take flight with Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) - winner of two Golden Globes® Awards and 9 Academy Awards nominations, including winer of the Best Picture, the critically-acclaimed film soars onto Blu-ray and DVD on 4th May 2015.
Directed, written and produced by Alejandro González Iñárritu, Birdman tells the story of Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton), (Batman, Robocop, Need For Speed) - famous for portraying an iconic superhero - as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.
The film has enamoured critics and audiences alike with its technical achievements using a single shot concept and captivating performances from an all-star ensemble cast, which include Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover, Due Date, Dinner for Schmucks), Edward Norton (The Grand Budapest Hotel, Primal Fear, American History X), Andrea Riseborough (Oblivion, Shadow Dancer), Amy Ryan (Gone Baby Gone, Win Win), Emma Stone (The Help; Crazy, Stupid, Love, The Amazing Spiderman franchise) Naomi Watts (St. Vincent, The Impossible, King Kong) as well as breath-taking cinematography from Academy Award-winner Emmanuel Lubezki.
Featured on over 168 Top Ten lists, Birdman has garnered attention worldwide and has received more than 200 nominations from such esteemed groups as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, receiving nine Academy Award nominations, including winning the "Best Picture" award, two Golden Globe awards ("Best Performance by an Actor", "Best Screenplay").
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.