Another Year…Another Blu-ray!

I can’t say I honestly heard of this movie before, but when the call comes to put something up I’m all over.  Today I am happy to announce that Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has made official plans to bring the Academy-Award Nominated Film (Best Original Screenplay), Another Year, to the Blu-ray format.  Writer/Director Mike Leigh’s film will see a Blu-ray/DVD Combo release date of June 7th.  Check out the press release from Sony below for all the details.

Culver City, CA (4/4/11) – From seven-time Oscar® nominee* Mike Leigh (Secrets & LiesVera DrakeHappy-Go-Lucky) comes the award-winning comedy drama ANOTHER YEAR, debuting on Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack June 7, 2011, from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. 2010 National Board of Review Best Actress winner Lesley Manville (Secrets & Lies,Vera Drake) gives “the performance of the year” (David Germain, Associated Press) in this humorous and moving look at a group of family and friends whose lives are forever changed during the course of a single year. Co-starring Oscar® winner Jim Broadbent (2002 Best Supporting Actor, Iris), Ruth Sheen (Vanity FairVera Drake) and Oscar® nominee Imelda Staunton (2005 Best Actress, Vera Drake), ANOTHER YEAR was praised by critics around the globe and received the 2011 Oscar® nomination for Best Original Screenplay. Now, fans of thoughtful, well-acted cinema can experience four seasons of unforgettable laughter and love when ANOTHER YEAR arrives on Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack.

Bonus features on the Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack include commentary with writer/director Mike Leigh & Lesley Manville, plus the making of featurettes “The Making of Another Year” and “The Mike Leigh Method,” offering viewers a privileged look at how Leigh collaborated with his cast to make the film.


A happy couple for over thirty years, Tom (Broadbent) and Gerri (Sheen) act as a steady anchor to their unmarried circle of family and friends, including single, middle-aged Mary (Manville). But as the seasons change and another year passes, Tom and Gerri’s support is put to the test in this masterful look at life, love and the meaning of friendship.

ANOTHER YEAR was produced by Georgina Lowe (Happy-Go-LuckyVera Drake). Executive producers are Gail Egan (Happy-Go-LuckyThe Constant Gardener) and Tessa Ross (127 HoursSlumdog Millionaire). It has a run time of approximately 130 minutes and has been rated PG-13 for some language.

Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack Bonus Material

  • Commentary with Director Mike Leigh & Actress Lesley Manville
  • The Making of Another Year
  • The Mike Leigh Method

1 Response to “Another Year…Another Blu-ray!”

  1. Gregg

    Worthy of a viewing indeed! I will await its release.