Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Oscar-Winning "Norma Rae" Honored With Blu-ray Debut

Norma Rae 35th Anniversary 35th Anniversary

Norma Rae 35th Anniversary debuts on Blu-ray April 1

In an Oscar®-winning performance, Sally Field is unforgettable as Norma Rae, the Southern millworker who revolutionizes a small town and discovers a power in herself she never knew she had. Under the guidance of a New York unionizer (Ron Leibman) and with increasing courage and determination, Norma Rae organizes her fellow factory workers to fight for better conditions and wages. Based on a true story and co-starring Beau Bridges, Norma Rae is the mesmerizing tale of a modern-day heroine. With four Academy Awards nominations including “Best Picture,”* Norma Rae has stood the test of time - remaining a collection staple more than 35 years since its release.

*Best Adapted Screenplay, Harriet Jr. Frank and Irving Ravetch; Best Picture; Best Actress in a Leading Role (won), Sally Field; Best Music (won), Original Song, David Shire (music) and Norman Gimbel (lyrics), “It Goes Like It Goes,” 1979.

Special Features
                ● Hollywood Backstory: Norma Rae
                ● Theatrical Trailer
                ● Still Gallery
                ● Easter Egg - Fan Club Piece
                ● The Making of the Wedding of the Century Featurette

Norma Rae 35th Anniversary Blu-ray
Street Date:  April 1, 2014
Prebook Date: March 5, 2014
Screen Format: Widescreen 2.40:1
Audio:   English DTS-HD MA 1.0
Spanish DTS-HD MA 1.0
French DTS-HD MA 1.0
Subtitles:  English SDH/Spanish/French
U.S. Rating: PG
Total Run Time: 115 minutes

Closed Captioned: Yes

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