DVD, Digital Release: Dear Eleanor

Digital Release Date: July 5, 2016, DVD Release Date: July 5, 2016
Price: DVD $11.99
Studio: Sony


Set in 1962, the coming-of-age comedy adventure film Dear Eleanor stars Liana Liberato (Trust) and Isabelle Fuhrman (The Hunger Games) as two teen-age friends who set out on a cross-country road trip to meet their heroine, former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.

Liana Liberato (r.) and Isabelle Fuhrman in Dear Eleanor

Liana Liberato (r.) and Isabelle Fuhrman in Dear Eleanor

On the girls’ inspiring journey, Ellie and Max encounter an array of eccentric characters, including a glamorous showgirl (Jessica Alba, Machete Kills), a mysterious ex-con (Josh Lucas, Life As We Know It) and a handsome cowboy (Patrick Schwarzenegger, Grown Ups 2).

Directed by Kevin Connolly (Entourage), the PG-13-rated film features appearances by Luke Wilson (Concussion) and Joel Courtney, Super 8).

Special features on the DVD include a commentary track with director Connolly and an additional commentary track with screenwriters Cecilia Contreras and Amy Garcia.

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