Gran Torino [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Village Roadshow Pictures, a Double Nickel Entertainment, a Malpaso Production
Blu-rays | Distributed by Warner Home Video | 2009 | Special ed. ; [blu-ray version].
Available at Adult Blu-ray-Feature Film (Call number: BLU-RAY G DRAMA)
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2009.
Special ed. ; [blu-ray version].
1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby TrueHD 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, 1080p High Definition ; (Special features: Dolby Digital stereo., 1080i High Definition).
Blu-ray disc. Will not play in standard DVD players.
Includes English, dubbed French, dubbed Portuguese, and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, English (SDH), French, Portuguese or Spanish.
Clint Eastwood, Bee Vang, Ahney Her, Christopher Carley.
Producers, Robert Lorenz, Bill Gerber ; story, David Johannson & Nick Schenk ; screenplay, Nick Schenk ; producer/director, Clint Eastwood ; director of photography, Tom Stern ; editors, Joel Cox, Gary D. Roach.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
MPAA rating: R; for language throughout, and some violence.
Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Walt is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man, who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. He is a Korean War veteran whose prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbor, Thao, a young Hmong teenager, becomes pressured by his gang member cousin to steal Walt's Gran Torino, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth. Drawn against his will into the life of Thao's family, Walt is soon taking steps to protect them from the gangs that infest their neighborhood.
Special features: "Manning the wheel:" the meaning of manhood as reflected in American car culture; "Gran Torino: more than a car:" visit Detroit and the Woodward Dream Cruise, an annual vintage car event where buffs describe the unique bond between men and vehicles featurette; "The Eastwood way:" exploring Clint Eastwood's filmmaking process up close; additional exclusive features via BD-Live.
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