Foyle's War - ' From Dunkirk to VE-Day' Collector's Edition Compiles All 5 Previous DVD Sets
19-disc package due from Acorn Media on September 29th
Posted by David Lambert
"A triumph from start to finish" - The Wall Street Journal
"Brilliantly explores the moral gray areas of war" -San Francisco Chronicle
Riveting mysteries set against the backdrop of World War II history. Combining uncompromising historical accuracy with compelling mysteries, this award-winning British series opens a unique window on a significant time and place. Michael Kitchen (Out of Africa) stars as the laconic Christopher Foyle, detective chief superintendent in the English town of Hastings. As World War II ravages the social fabric of this once quiet coastal community, Foyle investigates crimes the conflict has fostered on the home front. The 19 mysteries in this collection follow the course of the war from 1940 to 1945. Also starring Anthony Howell and Honeysuckle Weeks. Guest stars include Julian Ovenden, Corin Redgrave, Robert Hardy, Charles Dance, Michael Jayston, Rosamund Pike, Amanda Root, James Wilby, and James McAvoy. Includes all episodes from Foyle's War Sets 1-5.
Foyle's War - From Dunkirk to VE-Day: Sets 1-5 is a 19-DVD Collector's Edition set, with the complete U.K. broadcast edition, coming from Acorn Media to the USA ($149.99 SRP) and Canada (CA$189.99 SRP) on September 29th. You can advance order this set from Amazon at a current cost of $129.99 (subject to change without notice). Running approximately 32 hours long, these 19 episodes are presented in anamorphic widescreen video, with English Stereo sound and closed captioning for the hearing impaired. Bonus material includes exclusive interviews with series writer and creator Anthony Horowitz and stars Anthony Howell and Honeysuckle Weeks, making-of documentaries, production notes, historical backgrounds, cast reflections, notes on a real-life Foyle, photo gallery, and cast filmographies. Stay tuned for package art!