Blu-ray Release: Snow Falling on Cedars

Blu-ray Release Date: Nov. 5, 2019
Price: Blu-ray $23.99
Studio: Shout! Factory

The 1999 mystery-romance Snow Falling on Cedars, based on the novel by David Guterson and directed by Scott Hicks (Fallen), stars Ethan Hawke (Boyhood), James Cromwell (Secretariat), Richard Jenkins (Killing Them Softly) and Max von Sydow (The Virgin Spring).

A murder trial has upset the quiet community of San Piedro, and now this tranquil village has become the center of controversy. For Ishmael Chambers, a local reporter (Hawke), the trial strikes a deep emotional chord when he finds his ex-lover is linked to the case. As he investigates the killing, he uncovers some startling clues that lead him to a shocking discovery.

Shout! Factory’s Collector’s Edition Blu-ray contains a whole mess of newly produced bonus content.

Here’s the breakdown:

  • NEW4K Transfer And Restoration Supervised By Cinematographer Robert Richardson
  • NEW“Accident Rules” – A Look Back At The Film Including Brand-new Interviews With Director/Co-Writer Scott Hicks, Novelist David Guterson, Director Of Photography Robert Richardson, And Composer James Newton Howard
  • NEW“A Fresh Snow” – A Look At The Restoration Of The Film With Robert Richardson
  • Audio Commentary With Scott Hicks
  • Spotlight On Location
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Theatrical Trailer
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About Laurence

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.