By MICHAEL GINGOLD
The acclaimed mix of sci-fi and the supernatural has a fully loaded hi-def disc on the way.
Yellow Veil Pictures will release THE LONG WALK on Blu-ray through Vinegar Syndrome March 29. The latest from Laotian genre specialist Mattie Do (DEAREST SISTER), with a script by Christopher Larsen, it stars Yannawoutthi Chanthalungsy, Vilouna Phetmany, Por Silatsa, Noutnapha Soydara, Chanthamone Inoudome, and Vithaya Sombath. The synopsis: “An old scavenger living on the fringes of a near-future society exploits a ghostly companion’s ability to traverse time, hoping to prevent his mother’s suffering from a terminal illness.”
The Region A Blu-ray will present the film in 2.39:1 widescreen with Lao 5.1 Surround sound and English and French subtitles. Special features are:
- Introduction by Mattie Do
- Commentary by cast & crew
- Commentary by David Lawson & Robert Cargill
- Deleted scenes
- Theatrical trailer
- Essay by writer Shelagh Rowan-Legg
- Reversible cover artwork
Retail price is $39.98, and the disc can be pre-ordered for $27.99 at the Vinegar Syndrome website.