Blu-ray, DVD Release: Where Do We Go Now?

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Sept. 11, 2012
Price: DVD $30.99, Blu-ray $45.99
Studio: Sony Picures Home Entertainment


Where Do We Go Now?Lebanon’s official selection for the 2012 Academy Awards, Where Do We Go Now? is a comedy movie mixed with musical moments.

The foreign film explores religious tension in a light-hearted way. It’s set in a remote village where the church and mosque stand side by side and the village’s blowhard men are threatening to start a religious war. Tired of losing sons, husbands and fathers because of previous flare-ups, the women unite to distract their men with ruses, from faking a miracle to hiring Ukranian strippers.

Co-written and directed by Nadine Labaki (Carmel), PG-13-rated Where Do We Go Now? was screened in a limited number of theaters, to much acclaim from audiences. Moviegoers gave the film an 80% approval, according to Rotten Tomatoes. Critics didn’t like it as much, giving the movie mixed reviews.

Where Do We Go Now Blu-ray boxWhere Do We Go Now? was a film festival favorite, though, winning the People’s Choice Award at the 2011 Toronto Film Festival and the Audience Award at the 2011 San Sebastian Film Festival, and a nominee for the Un Certain Regard Award at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.

The DVD and Blu-ray come with these special features:

  • commentary with Labaki and composer Khaled Mouzanar
  • “An Evening With Director Nadine Labaki, Composer Khaled Mouzanar and Producer Anne-Dominique Toussaint.”

The trailer makes the movie look charming. Here it is:


 

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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.