EMMA. - press release

BRING HOME AUTUMN DE WILDE’S DELIGHTFUL ADAPTATION OF THE TIMELESS TALE STARRING ANYA TAYLOR-JOY  

 

EMMA. 

 

AVAILABLE TO OWN FOR THE FIRST TIME WITH EXCLUSIVE BONUS CONTENT INCLUDING DELETED SCENES, FEATURETTES AND A GAG REEL TAKING VIEWERS BEHIND-THE-SCENES AND MORE 

 

ON DIGITAL MAY 5, 2020 

BLU-RAYTM AND DVD MAY 19, 2020 

FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT 

 

Universal City, California, April 21, 2020 – Jane Austen’s nineteenth-century comedy on misguided matchmaking and romantic mishaps gets a refreshing update in the heartwarming and witty EMMA.available on Digital May 5, 2020 and on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on May 19, 2020 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Hailed as “gorgeous, modern and authentic” (Stephanie Zacharek, Time), the wickedly funny filchronicles the privileged but well-meaning young Emma Woodhouse (The Witch and Thoroughbreds’ Anya Taylor-Joy)A vibrant visual treat, the Rotten Tomatoes Certified Fresh® EMMA., is “an unexpectedly timely sparkling romance (Harriet Fitch LittleVOGUE), and features exclusive, never-before-seen bonus content including deleted scenes, gag reel, and behind-the-scene featurettes with the cast and crew whisking audiences away to the world of our mischievous heroine and the everlasting story of self discovery.  

 

Jane Austen’s beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending is reimagined in this delicious new film adaptation of EMMA.. Handsome, clever and rich, Emma Woodhouse (Taylor-Joy) is a restless “queen bee” without rivals in her sleepy little English town. In this glittering satire of social class, Emma must navigate her way through the challenges of growing up, misguided matches and romantic missteps to realize the love that has been there all along.  

 

Autumn de Wilde’s feature debut EMMA. is “irresistible” (Justin Chang, NPR) and “the best adaptation yet” (Matt Goldberg, Collider), featuring a fresh and razor-sharp screenplay by Man Booker Prize winner Eleanor Catton (“The Luminaries”) that stays true to Austen’s endearing novel and brings to life the English Countryside in 1815. With an exceptional ensemble cast lead by Taylor-Joy EMMA. is rounded out by Johnny Flynn (Beast), Bill Nighy (Love Actually, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Series), Mia Goth (Suspiria), Josh O’ Connor (“The Crown”), Miranda Hart (Spy, “Call the Midwife”), Callum Turner (Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, “War & Peace”), Tanya Reynolds (“Sex Education”), Connor Swindells (“Sex Education”),  

Rupert Graves (Sherlock,” A Room with a View) and Gemma Whelan (“Game of Thrones”). Accompanied by a joyous and energetic score by composer Isobel Waller-Bridge (“Fleabag”) and David SchweitzerEMMA. is a stunning new vision of thgroundbreaking literary classic on love and redemption. The theatrical version of the film is currently available for early viewing on a wide variety of popular on-demand services as a premium rental offering. 

 

BLU-RAYTM, DVD & DIGITAL BONUS FEATURES: 

  • Deleted Scenes 
  • Gag Reel  
  • A Playful Tease – Go behind the scenes with the talented cast of EMMA. as they share their experiences making the film. 
  • Crafting a Colorful World* – Cast and crew discuss the gorgeously preserved locations, extravagant set dressing, and authentic Regency costumes featured in EMMA.. 
  • The Autumn Gaze* – An intimate look at director Autumn de Wilde's filmmaking process and her photographic eye. 
  • Feature Commentary with Director Autumn de Wilde, Screenwriter Eleanor Catton, and Director of Photography Christopher Blauvelt  

*Blu-rayTM and Digital Exclusive  

 

EMMA. will be available on Blu-rayTMDVD and Digital.  

  • Blu-rayTM unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound. 
  • Digital lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download. 
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FILMMAKERS:  

Cast: Anya Taylor-Joy, Johnny Flynn and Bill Nighy 

Music By: Isobel Waller-Bridge, David Schweitzer 

Costume Designer: Alexandra Byrne 

Edited By: Nick Emerson 

Production Designer: Kave Quinn 

Director of Photography: Christopher Blauvelt 

Co-Producer: Jo Wallett  

Executive Producers: Amelia Granger, Ben Knight 

Based on the Novel By: Jane Austen  

Screenplay By: Eleanor Catton  

Produced By: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Graham Broadbent, Peter Czernin 

Directed By: Autumn de Wilde 

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD: 

Street Date: May 19, 2020 

Selection Number: 62211117 (US) / 62211384 (CDN) 

Layers: DVD 9 

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 16:9 1.78:1 

Rating: Rated PG for brief partial nudity  

Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, French Canadian and Latin American Spanish  

Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1, English Dolby Digital 2.0 and French-Canadian Dolby Digital 5.1  

Run Time: 2 Hours and 4 Minutes 

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAY: 

Street Date: May 19, 2020 

Selection Number: 62211116 (US)/ 62211385 (CDN) 

Layers: BD-50 

Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 16:9 1.78:1 

Rating: Rated PG for brief partial nudity  

Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, French-Canadian and Latin American Spanish  

Sound: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, English Dolby Digital 2.0 and French Canadian DTS Digital Surround 5.1 

Run Time: 2 Hours and 4 Minutes 

 

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