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‘Cesar Chavez’ on Blu-ray & DVD July 22nd!

Cesar Chavez - www.whysoblu.comThe gripping biopic about the most important Hispanic activist in American history, Cesar Chavez, arrives on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD Ultraviolet), DVD (plus Digital Ultraviolet), Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View July 22 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The film will be available two weeks earlier on Digital HD on July 8. An all-star cast led by Michael Peña, America Ferrera, Rosario Dawson and Academy Award® nominee John Malkovich (Best Supporting Actor, In the Line of Fire, 1994) bring to life the inspirational story of the man who moved millions to join the fight for social justice. A “making of” documentary will be available exclusively on the Blu-ray release. 

From Pantelion Films, the studio behind the blockbuster crossover hit Instructions Not Included, and directed by Diego Luna (Abel) from a screenplay by Keir Pearson and Timothy J. Sexton and story by Keir Pearson, Cesar Chavez tells the story of a man who inspired millions of Americans from all walks of life to fight for social justice. His triumphant journey began in Delano, California, and led him across the United States and to Europe where he tirelessly fought for reform. Cesar Chavez chronicles this incredible story and is a remarkable testament to the power of one individual’s ability to change the world. 

CAST

Michael Peña             American HustleEnd of WatchThe Lincoln Lawyer

America Ferrera       End of Watch, TV’s “The Good Wife,” TV’s “Ugly Betty”

Rosario Dawson      Gimme ShelterSin CitySeven PoundsGrindhouse

Jacob Vargas           TV’s “Sons of Anarchy,” Traffic

Yancey Arias            TV’s “Castle,” TV’s “Revenge”

Wes Bentley             The Hunger GamesAmerican BeautyLovelace

John Ortiz                 Silver Linings PlaybookAmerican Gangster

John Malkovich     RedBeing John MalkovichIn the Line of Fire

 

BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES*

·       “Making of Cesar Chavez” Documentary

*Subject to change

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production: 2014

Title Copyright: Cesar Chavez © 2013 CANANA INTERNACIONAL S.A.P.I. de C.V. © 2013 Pantelion, LLC. © 2013 PM/IN Fund, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2014 Pantelion, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Type: Theatrical Release

Rating: PG-13 for Some Violence and Language

Genre: Drama; Biography

Blu-ray Closed Captioned: English SDH

DVD Closed Captioned: English

Subtitles: English and Spanish

Feature Run Time: 102 minutes

Blu-ray Format: 1080P High Definition 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1)

DVD Format: 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1)

Blu-ray Audio Status: 5.1 English DTS-HD Master Audio

DVD Audio Status: 5.1 English Dolby Digital

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Gerard Iribe is a writer/reviewer for Why So Blu?. He has also reviewed for other sites like DVD Talk, Project-Blu, and CHUD, but Why So Blu? is where the heart is. You can follow his incoherency on Twitter: @giribe

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