REVIEW: A MOST WANTED MAN
In what would become his final starring performance, Academy Award® winner Philip Seymour Hoffman (Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, Capote, 2005) leads an impressive all-star cast in the “tense spy thriller” (Wall Street Journal) A Most Wanted Man, coming out of the shadows and onto Blu-ray™ (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and On Demand November 4 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Directed by Anton Corbijn (The American), the 2014 theatrical release will be available on Digital HD October 28. Inspired by true events and adapted from the acclaimed novel by master spy novelist John le Carré (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Constant Gardener) and adapted by Andrew Bovell, A Most Wanted Man boasts powerhouse performances from Rachel McAdams (The Vow, Red Eye), Golden Globe® winner Robin Wright (TV’s “House of Cards,” Forrest Gump) and Academy Award® nominee Willem Dafoe (Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Platoon, 1986).
The “brooding, claustrophobic and unbearably tense” (Los Angeles Times) thriller A Most Wanted Man includes two bonus behind-the-scenes featurettes and will be available on
Blu-ray™ and DVD.
SYNOPSIS: German intelligence agent Günther Bachmann (Hoffman) must race against time to solve a perilous mystery: Is the half-Chechen, half-Russian Muslim who’s surfaced in Hamburg a victim seeking refuge…or a terrorist seeking revenge? Hoffman’s mesmerizing turn as Bachmann will glue you to your seat until the final, shattering conclusion of this John le Carré thriller.
The film is
presented in widescreen in a 2.35:1 aspect ration preserving its
theatrical format. The picture is just flawless. Not only the
picture looks great in this release, also the sound it is good,
a 5.1 Dolby Digital in English that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes English
Widescreen (2.35:1) 16x9
English Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital
Subtitles - English
“The Making of A Most Wanted Man” featurette
“Spymaster: John le Carré in Hamburg” featurette