New Release: Cemetery Junction DVD and Blu-ray

Cemetery Junction movie sceneFrom the brains of the creators of the original The Office, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, British film Cemetery Junction debuted on DVD and Blu-ray on Aug. 17, 2010, from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Gervais and Merchant wrote and directed drama/comedy, which tells the coming-of-age story of three friends growing up in a small, working-class town in 1970’s England and dream of escaping.

Gervais (The Invention of Lying) also stars, along with Ralph Fiennes (Harry Potter series), Matthew Goode (A Single Man, Leap Year), Emily Watson (Gosford Park) and Felicity Jones (Brideshead Revisited).

Although the movie had a release in theaters overseas, the DVD and Blu-ray debut was Cemetery Junction‘s U.S. premiere.

Both discs come with a slew of extras:

  • commentary with writers/directors Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant
  • cast commentary with Christian Cooke, Tom Hughes and Jack Doolan
  • “The Directors: A Conversation with Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant”
  • “The Lads Look Back: The Stars Discuss Cemetery Junction”
  • deleted scenes
  • blooper reel

Plus, the Blu-ray loads on these exclusives:

  • MovieIQ+sync and BD-Live connecting viewers to real-time information on the cast, music, trivia and more while watching the movie
  • “Seventies Style: Production and Costume Design”
  • “The Start of Filming”
  • “Week 1”
  • “Meet The Boys”
  • “The Directors On Set”
  • “Snow Dude” Easter Egg

Cemetery Junction‘s DVD will be priced at $24.96 and the Blu-ray at $30.95.

Check out the trailer:


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About S. Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.