MGM Home Entertainment has announced that a new DVD Collector’s set of Michael Moore’s docs will be made available including a Bowling for Columbine Two-Disc Special Edition and the Big One in DVD Box Set With Bonus Disc Featuring Never-Before-Seen Featurette on October 5th.
Moore has reached an extremely high status with the American public from his recent record-breaking success with Fahrenheit 9/11, and has proven himself to be one of the most provocative, fearless and witty filmmakers of our time. On October 5th Columbia TriStar is releasing 9/11 on DVD, but you can also now pick up the Michael Moore DVD Collector’s Set, including Bowling for Columbine and Miramax Home Entertainment’s The Big One. In addition, the gift set also includes a bonus disc featuring an all-new featurette entitled “39 Cities In 23 Days” with behind-the-scenes footage from Moore’s Dude, Where’s My Country? book tour.
In Bowling for Columbine, Moore mixes chilling footage, outrageous animation and candid interviews with everyone from the NRA’s Charlton Heston to shock-rocker Marilyn Manson to explore America’s culture of guns, violence and fear. In addition to an Academy Award(R) for Best Documentary in 2003, Bowling for Columbine won more than 20 other awards and was named one of the best films of the year by more than 160 critics. The Big One follows Moore’s journey to find an executive — any executive — who will answer one big question: If Fortune 500 companies are posting record-setting profits, why do they continue laying off thousands of workers? Uniquely entertaining and thought-provoking, The Big One became a favorite among critics and audiences alike, winning numerous film festival awards.
The Bowling for Columbine two-disc Special Edition DVD contains over four hours of bonus material including an exclusive interview with Moore on his Oscar(R) win and acceptance speech, an audio commentary, television appearances, a video montage of Moore following the film festival circuit, a photo gallery, a Marilyn Manson music video, an educational “Teacher’s Guide” and more. The Big One DVD includes the original theatrical trailer. The Michael Moore DVD Collector’s Set will be available for the suggested retail price of $29.98. Additionally, each film will be sold separately on DVD for the suggested retail prices of $14.95 for the Bowling for Columbine standard edition and $19.99 for The Big One. The standard edition DVD of Bowling for Columbine will not include bonus material.
The release of the Michael Moore DVD Collector’s Set will be available exclusively at Target Stores and Amazon.com, and will be supported by an on-line advertising campaign.