“Drive is brilliant! One of the most unexpected and exciting film experiences
of this or any other year.” – Pete Hammond, BoxOffice Magazine
“Very cool pace, excellent performances, great character study, fantastic soundtrack
… It’s the full package!” – Josh Wigler, MTV.com
There Are No Clean Getaways
All-Star Cast Includes Academy Award® Nominees Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan and Albert Brooks, As Well As
Bryan Cranston, Ron Perlman, and Christina Hendricks
Bonus Features Include Four Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes
and Filmmaker Documentary
Debuting on Blu-ray™ with UltraViolet™, DVD and Digital January 31st
CULVER CITY, CALIF. (November 30, 2011) – Academy Award® nominees Ryan Gosling (Best Actor, Half Nelson, 2006) and Carey Mulligan (Best Actress, An Education, 2009) headline the critically acclaimed, unique action thrill ride Drive, debuting on Blu-ray™ with UltraViolet™, DVD and Digital January 31st from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The cast also includes Emmy Award® winner Bryan Cranston (TV’s “Breaking Bad”), Oscar® nominee Albert Brooks (Best Supporting Actor, Broadcast News, 1987), Ron Perlman (Hellboy, TV’s “Sons of Anarchy”), and Christina Hendricks (TV’s “Mad Men”) in the story of a Hollywood stuntman (Gosling) who moonlights as a getaway driver for criminals. Bonus materials include the four behind-the-scenes featurettes and the filmmaker documentary, “Drive Without A Driver.” The Blu-ray will also feature UltraViolet! With UltraViolet, owners of the Blu-ray will be able to add Drive to their free Digital Rights Library, enabling them to instantly stream or download the film. Drive will be available for $35.99 SRP (Blu-ray) and $30.99 SRP (DVD).
Ryan Gosling stars as a Hollywood stunt driver for movies by day and moonlights as a wheelman for criminals by night. Though a loner by nature, “Driver” can’t help falling in love with his beautiful neighbor Irene (Carey Mulligan), a young mother dragged into a dangerous underworld by the return of her ex-convict husband. After a heist goes wrong, Driver finds himself driving defense for the girl he loves, tailgated by a syndicate of deadly serious criminals (Albert Brooks and Ron Perlman). Soon he realizes the gangsters are after more than the bag of cash and is forced to shift gears and go on the offense.
DVD Bonus Features Include:
“I Drive” Featurette
“Under the Hood” Featurette
“Driver and Irene” Featurette
“Cut to the Chase” Featurette
Drive Without A Driver: Interview With Nicolas Winding Refn
Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn from a screenplay by Hossein Amini which was based on the book by James Sallis, Drive was produced by Marc Platt, Adam Siegel, Gigi Pritzker, Michel Litvak and John Palermo and executive produced by David Lancaster, Gary Michael Walters, Bill Lischak, Linda McDonough, Jeffrey Stott and Peter Schlessel.
Drive has a running time of 100 minutes and is rated R for strong brutal bloody violence, language and some nudity.
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