[Press Release] Hailed by critics as a “stop-motion marvel” (Scott Tobias, GQ), “staggeringly inventive” (Chris Nashawaty, Entertainment Weekly) and “the most human film of the year” (Matt Patches, Esquire), the singularly “unforgettable” (Peter Debruge, Variety) ANOMALISA debuts on Digital HD March 15, 2016 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. The film arrives On Demand March 29 and on Blu-ray Combo June 7th.
Written by Charlie Kaufman, the visionary behind Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Being John Malkovich, and co-directed with stop-motion specialist Duke Johnson (“Moral Orel,” “Community”), ANOMALISA received an Academy Award® nomination for Best Animated Feature Film and was named one of the top 10 films of the year by the New York Times, Associated Press, Newsday, The Hollywood Reporter, Rolling Stone, and many more.
Michael Stone – husband, father and noted author – travels to Cincinnati to speak at a customer service conference. But once he’s separated from the routine of his daily life, a chance encounter helps him to realize just what, and whom, he’s been missing. Love, laughter and loneliness align in this stop-motion work of art featuring the voices of David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Tom Noonan.
The ANOMALISA Blu-ray Combo Pack with Digital HD includes an in-depth look at the incredible filmmaking process with Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson. Plus, witness the groundbreaking techniques used to craft one of the most intricate and intimate scenes from the film. Finally, explore the power of sound design and its critical role in the film’s emotional impact.
ANOMALISA Blu-ray Combo Pack
The ANOMALISA Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English DTS-HD Master Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, Portuguese 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The DVD in the combo pack is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The combo pack includes access to a Digital HD copy of the film as well as the following:
- Feature film in high definition
o None of Them are You: Crafting Anomalisa
o Intimacy in Miniature
o The Sound of Unease
- Feature film in standard definition
The Blu-ray Combo Pack available for purchase includes a Digital HD version of the film that can be accessed through UltraViolet™, a way to collect, access and enjoy movies. With UltraViolet, consumers can add movies to their digital collection in the cloud, and then stream or download them—reliably and securely—to a variety of devices.
ANOMALISA Single-Disc DVD
The single-disc DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The disc includes the feature film in standard definition.
Paramount Pictures presents a Starburns Industries/Snoot Entertainment production: “Anomalisa.” Executive produced by James A. Fino, Dan Harmon, Joe Russo II, Keith Calder, Jessica Calder, Aaron Mitchell and Kassandra Mitchell. Produced by Rosa Tran, Duke Johnson, Charlie Kaufman and Dino Stamatopoulos. Written by Charlie Kaufman. Directed by Charlie Kaufman & Duke Johnson.
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