Film Festival martial arts darling The Raid: Redemption will make its Blu-ray and DVD debut on August 14 with a new unrated cut in case you needed further incentive to check out the critically acclaimed film.
Gareth Evans directs Iko Uwais and Joe Taslim as members of a rookie SWAT team who must infiltrate and neutralize a Jakarta safe house chock full of the worst criminals, gangsters and thugs imaginable. What ensues are action sequences that have been lauded by critics at the Toronto, Sundance and SXSW Film Festivals.
The Blu-ray edition of The Raid: Redemption will include an UltraViolet copy, be presented in 1.78:1 1080p video, and feature the original Indonesian/Bahasa language track as well as an English dub with music by Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda – both in 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio. The rating for Blu-ray is Unrated with the film running 101 minutes long.
Bonus features for The Raid: Redemption on Blu-ray include:
- Commentary with Writer/Director Gareth Evans
- 6 Gareth Evans Behind-the-Scenes video blogs
- “Behind The Music with Mike Shinoda and Joe Trapanese” Featurette
- “Inside the Score” trailer teaser for Mike Shinoda’s first feature score
- “An Evening with Gareth Evans, Mike Shinoda and Joe Trapanese” Featurette
- “An Anatomy of a Scene” Featurette
- 4 “In Conversation with Gareth Evans and Mike Shinoda” Featurettes
- “THE RAID TV Show Ad (circa 1994)”
- “Claycat’s The Raid” Featurette
Click here to pre-order The Raid: Redemption on Blu-ray for $24.96 at Amazon.com, 30% off the $35.99 list price.