Saving Private Ryan
An unflinchingly realistic and gripping tale of one American military squadron's dangerous wartime quest to find the sole remaining sibling in a family of brave soldiers, director Steven Spielberg's affecting war drama receives the deluxe treatment in this commemorative DreamWorks release. Presented in 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen, this release offers multiple audio options including closed-captioned English Dolby Digital 5.1 and Surround, and alternate French Dolby Digital 5.1 with optional English and Spanish subtitles. Released to commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of D-Day, this release also features a variety of bonus materials that are sure to interest war buffs. A special introduction by Spielberg himself offers the acclaimed director's take on the film in his own words, while the featurette "Looking Into the Past" views the battle presented in the film from a historical perspective. Explore the man who leads the treacherous expedition and his troops in the "Miller and His Platoon" featurette before venturing into "Boot Camp" and watching a making-of featurette. Viewers are next swept into the past in "Re-creating Omaha Beach" before taking an audible journey into the "Music and Sound" of the film and hearing some "Parting Words" regarding this affecting, Academy Award-winning feature.