EXCL: Alfonso Cuarón on Children of Men


ComingSoon.net talked to Children of Men director Alfonso Cuarón about the thriller, coming to DVD and HD DVD on Tuesday, March 27. Features on the DVD include deleted scenes, “The Possibility of Hope,” comments by Slavoj Zizek, “Under Attack,” “Theo & Julian,” “Futuristic Design,” and “Visual Effects: Creating the Baby.”

No children. No future. No hope. In the year 2027, eighteen years since the last baby was born, disillusioned Theo (Clive Owen) becomes an unlikely champion of the human race when he is asked by his former lover (Julianne Moore) to escort a young pregnant woman out of the country as quickly as possible. In a thrilling race against time, Theo will risk everything to deliver the miracle the whole world has been waiting for. Chiwetel Ejiofor, Charlie Hunnam and Michael Caine co-star.


In related news, Amazon.com, in collaboration with Universal Studios Home Entertainment, has announced it will host the first-ever Global Fan Summit: an exclusive, live interactive interview on its site with Cuarón. The live Web cast can be seen only at Amazon.com/DVD and will begin Monday, March 26, at 6:00 p.m. PDT. Cuaron will answer real-time questions from Amazon.com customers watching the interview from around the world. Customers can also submit questions ahead of time by visiting Amazon.com/SpecialFeatures. There, you can early watch excerpts from two of the DVD’s bonus features, “Under Attack” and “Possibility of Hope.”

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