“The feel-good movie of the year!”
— Pete Hammond, Deadline.com
ONE CHILD. ONE WISH.
RELIVE THE DAY THAT MADE 2 BILLION PEOPLE SMILE WHEN
ARRIVES ONTO DVD and DIGITAL HD FROM
WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT
DVD debuts on October 6
Own it early on Digital HD on September 25
Burbank, CA, August 28, 2015 – Experience the story of one small super hero who had the courage to inspire millions when “Batkid Begins” arrives onto DVD and Digital HD on October 6 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. The documentary “Batkid Begins” chronicles the one day, in one city, when the world came together to grant one 5-year-old cancer patient his wish. The film will be available early on Digital HD starting on September 25.
“Batkid Begins” was directed by Dana Nachman, who also produced the documentary with Liza Meak. The film was written by Nachman & Kurt Kuenne. Ian Reinhard & John Crane served as executive producers.
“Batkid Begins” will be available on DVD for $28.98. The DVD features the theatrical version of the film in standard definition. Fans can also own “Batkid Begins” via purchase from digital retailers.
“Batkid Begins” looks at the “why” of this flash phenomenon. Why did the intense outpouring of spontaneous support for a child reverberate among the world and become one of the biggest good news stories ever? The film explores what happens when an event goes viral, and reveals surprising truths about what happens when a nerve is touched in our digital society. Will the Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation fulfill its mission to help Miles reclaim his childhood after battling disease for more than half his short life?
In the end, the film leaves audiences to decide: did Miles need the world for inspiration? Or did the world need Miles?
DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION ELEMENTS
On September 25, “Batkid Begins” will be available for streaming and download to watch anywhere in high definition and standard definition on their favorite devices from select digital retailers including Amazon, CinemaNow, Flixster, iTunes, PlayStation, Vudu, Xbox and others. “Batkid Begins” will also be available digitally on Video On Demand services from cable and satellite providers, and on select gaming consoles.
DVD Amaray (WS) $28.98
Standard Street Date: October 6, 2015
Digital HD Street Date: September 25, 2015
DVD Languages: English
DVD Subtitles: English SDH, Latin Spanish, Parisian French, Brazilian Portuguese
Running Time: 87 minutes
Rating: Rated PG for some mild thematic material
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