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The Man from Earth: Special Edition

Street Date:
November 21st, 2017
Movie Release Year:
2007
Studio:
Music Video Distributors
Length:
87 Minutes
Release Country
United States
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Genres:

Sci-fi

Starring:

David Lee Smith, Tony Todd, William Katt, John Billingsley, Richard Riehle

Plot Synopsis:

Renowned sci-fi writer Jerome Bixby penned the script for this thought-provoking film starring David Lee Smith as John Oldman, a college professor who reveals to his colleagues that he's actually a centuries-old caveman. And so begins a captivating philosophical meditation on immortality, the last work from screenwriter Bixby, who earned career accolades for his contributions to such genre-defining shows as Star Trek and The Twilight Zone. Bonus features include: The Man From Earth: Holocene - Theatrical Teaser Trailer, 'Contagion' - Micro Short Film from 'The Man From Earth' producers Richard Schenkman and Eric D. Wilkinson and starring William Katt, Newly remastered HD conversion prepared for this release from the original DV source with a 12x increase in resolution., Original Theatrical Trailer [SD], 'The Story of the Story' [SD] (behind the scenes featurette), 'On The Set' [SD] (behind the scenes featurette), Audio Commentary with Producer / Director Richard Schenkman and Actor John Billingsley, Audio Commentary with Executive Producer Emerson Bixby and Author / Sci-Fi Scholar Gary Westfahl, 'Star Trek: Jerome Bixby's Sci-Fi Legacy' [SD] (behind the scenes featurette), 'From Script to Screen' [SD] (behind the scenes featurette), 2-Disc Set: Includes Blu-ray and DVD, The Man From Earth: A Look Back [HD, 1:30] A BRAND NEW feature length documentary on the worldwide phenomenon of the film and it's legacy.

Technical Specs

  • Blu-ray + DVD
  • Combo pack with will include both the High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentation (1.78:1) of the main feature

Video Resolution/Codec

  • 1080p/TBA

Aspect Ratio(s)

  • 1.85:1

Audio Formats

  • English Uncompressed 2.0

Subtitles/Captions

  • TBA

Supplements

  • BRAND NEW feature-length retrospective documentary "The Man From Earth: Legacy" (HD, 88 mins) chronicling the history and the phenomenon of the film with all-new interviews with the director, producers and the cast
  • Audio Commentary with Producer / Director Richard Schenkman and Actor John Billingsley
  • Audio Commentary with Executive Producer Emerson Bixby and Author / Sci-Fi Scholar Gary Westfahl
  • "From Script To Screen" (2007 featurette) [2:15, SD]
  • "Star Trek: Jerome Bixby's Sci-Fi Legacy" (2007 featurette) [3:28, SD]
  • "On The Set" (2007 featurette) [4:00, SD]
  • "The Story of the Story" (2007 featurette) [2:13, SD]
  • Original Theatrical Trailer [SD]
  • The Man From Earth: Holocene Teaser Trailer [HD]
  • The "mini-short" film "Contagion" (2016) [:30, HD] from the producers and director of The Man From Earth (Richard Schenkman and Eric D. Wilkinson) starring William Katt.
  • Before / After comparison of the brand new