Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has just added Barney’s Version to their line-up, bringing the film to Blu-Ray Disc in late June.
The story of the politically incorrect life of Barney Panofsky (Paul Giamatti), who meets the love of his life at his wedding – and she is not the bride. A candid confessional, told from Barney‘s point of view, the film spans three decades and two continents, taking us through the different acts of his unusual history. There is his first wife (Rachelle Lefevre), a flagrantly unfaithful free spirit; His second wife(Minnie Driver), a wealthy Jewish Princess; His third wife, Miriam (Rosamund Pike), the mother of his two children, and his true love. With his father, Izzy (Dustin Hoffman) as his sidekick, Barney takes us through his long and gloriously full life, played out on a grand scale.
The release arrives as a 2-disc set, featuring a Blu-Ray and a DVD version. Apart from a 1080p high definition transfer with DTS 5.1 HD Master Audio, the release will also include a
Commentary Track by Director Richard J. Lewis, Writer Michael Konyves and Producer Robert Lantos.
Also included is the Featurette ”Behind the Scenes of Barney’s Version” as well as ”Mordecai Richler: Barney’s Version”. On the Red Carpet gives you a glimpse at the premiere of the film, while the 92nd Street Y Q&A with Paul Giamatti and Annette Insdorf explores the movie in more depth.
“Barney’s Version” will arrive in stores on June 28 for $38.96.