Based on the timeless masterpiece by Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel García Márquez (100 Years of Solitude), Love in the Time of Cholera, arrives on DVD on March 18, 2008, from New Line Home Entertainment. Starring Academy AwardÂ® -nominee* Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men), this sweeping romantic epic tells the captivating story of a man whose life is torn apart as he waits more than fifty years for his one true love. The ensemble cast also features Giovanna Mezzogiorno (Don’t Tell, Facing Windows), Benjamin Bratt (Traffic, Clear and Present Danger), Academy AwardÂ®-nominee** Catalina Sandino Moreno (Maria Full of Grace), Hector Elizondo (The Princess Diaries 1 & 2, Pretty Woman), Liev Schreiber (The Omen, The Hurricane) and John Leguizamo (Moulin Rouge, Collateral Damage).
* 2008, No Country for Old Men, Best Supporting Actor
** 2005, Maria Full of Grace, Best Actress
The DVD features a director’s audio commentary, a behind-the-scenes «making-of» documentary and deleted/alternate scenes. The DVD will be available at a $27.95 SRP.
In the lush tropics of South America, an innocent desire blossoms into a romance for the ages in this stunning epic starring Javier Bardem. At the turn of the 20th century, youthful romantic Florentino Ariza spots the stunning and sheltered Fermina Daza and immediately falls in love. Denied by her father, Florentino refuses to give up his dream of winning her hand…even if that means waiting decades to fill the passion in his heart.
DVD SPECIAL FEATURES*
* Feature audio commentary by director Mike Newell
* «The Making of Love in the Time of Cholera» documentary
* Alternate/deleted scenes with optional audio commentary
* Theatrical trailer
* 16×9 widescreen (2.35) version of the film
* English Dolby Digital 5.1
* English 2.0 Stereo Surround
* English and Spanish subtitles
* Closed captions
*DVD special features subject to change.
Pricing: $27.95 SRP
Feature Running Time: 138 minutes
MPAA Rating: R for sex content/nudity and brief language.