SORDID LIVES On Blu-ray September 30th!

Sordid LivesThe classic cult comedy SORDID LIVES, dubbed “Screamingly Funny!” by Variety, debuts across all digital platformsincluding iTunes and WolfeOnDemand beginning Aug. 29, before making its long-awaited debut on Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack Sept. 30 from Wolfe Video. The tale of a  gay Hollywood actor who returns to Texas for his grandmother’s funeral, only to be confronted by the hilariously trashy truth of his dysfunctional family’s “sordid lives” features an all-star ensemble cast, including Olivia Newton-John (Grease), Delta Burke (TV’s “Designing Women”), Bonnie Bedelia (TV’s “Parenthood”), Beau Bridges (TV’s “Masters of Sex”) and Leslie Jordan (The Help) as the Tammy Wynette-obsessed institutionalized gay uncle, Brother Boy. The soundtrack features such country standards as “Will the Circle Be Unbroken,” “Stand by Your Man,” and “Get off the Cross, We Need the Wood.”

The Black Comedy about White Trash

Available for the First Time on Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack Sept. 30



All-New Bonus Materials

Include Interviews with the Director & Cast


Directed by Del Shores, the Cult Classic Stars Olivia Newton-John,
Beau Bridges, Delta Burke, Bonnie Bedelia, Beth Grant and Leslie Jordan

The all-new bonus materials include a fresh interview with Director Del Shores (Southern Baptist Sissies) reminiscing about the making of the film, along with cast members Kirk Geiger, Bonnie Bedelia, Leslie Jordan, Sarah Hunley, Ann Walker, Newell Alexander, Rosemary Alexander, Beau Bridges and Beth Grant.  A vintage commentary track is also included.

Based on a long-running hit play by Del Shores, SORDID LIVES became a hit movie where it had a record-setting 96-week run at the Camelot Theater in Palm Springs. On the festival circuit, it garnered numerous awards, including Best Feature awards at the Austin and Philadelphia GLBT Film Festivals, and Best Feature and Best Actor: Leslie Jordan awards at the New York Independent Film Festival.


In this cult classic comedy from writer-director Del Shores, a gay West Hollywood actor returns home to his small Texas town for his grandmother’s funeral. As we meet the three generations of his dysfunctional family, the hilariously trashy truth of their “sordid lives” is revealed.

SORDID LIVES has a runtime of 111 minutes and is rated R.

Follow the filmmaker on Twitter at @DelShores and Wolfe Video on Facebook and Twitter at @WolfeVideo.

Sordid Lives Poster


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