Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD Release: 20th Century Women

Digital Release Date: March 28, 2017, Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: March 28, 2017
Price: DVD $15.34, Blu-ray $17.89
Studio: Lionsgate

Annette Bening (The Kids Are All Right) stars in the acclaimed 2016 comedy-drama 20th Century Women.

The true-to-life story inspired by writer/director Mike Mills’s (Beginners) mother also stars Elle Fanning (Maleficent), Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha), Lucas Jade Zumann (Sinister 2), and Billy Crudup (Almost Famous).

Set in 1979 Santa Barbara, 20th Century Women follows Dorothea (Bening), a determined single mother in her mid-50s who is raising her adolescent son, Jamie (Zumann), at a time brimming with cultural change. When Dorothea enlists the help of two younger women — Abbie (Gerwig), a punk artist boarding in Fields’s home; and Julie (Fanning), savvy teenage neighbor. Along with William (Crudup), a bohemian handyman who rooms in Dorothea’s house, they form a makeshift family forms that inspires them for the rest of their lives.

Theatrically released by A24, the 20th Century Women Blu-ray and DVD include an audio commentary with Mills and two featurettes looking at the making of the film and the cast that brought it to life.

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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.