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Foyle's War - 'The Home Front Files' on DVD Soon; 'Set 7' on DVD and Blu Later

More mysteries are on the way from the U.K. from Acorn Media

Posted by David Lambert
    The hit PBS series set against the backdrop of World War II! "A triumph from start to finish" - The Wall Street Journal; "For mystery fans...a must see" - The Houston Chronicle; "Brilliantly explores the moral gray areas of war" - San Francisco Chronicle.

    Combining uncompromising historical accuracy with compelling mysteries, this award-winning British series offers a unique glimpse into a significant time and place. Michael Kitchen (Out of Africa) stars as Christopher Foyle, a laconic World War I veteran who serves as detective chief superintendent in the English town of Hastings. As World War II rages, Foyle investigates crimes on the home front, exposing the ravages of war on his once quiet coastal community. The 22 mysteries in this collection follow the course of the war and its aftermath 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, Tim Pigott-Smith, David Tennant, and James McAvoy. Includes all episodes from Foyle's War Sets 1-6.
The first six sets of Foyle's War has been release on DVD between 2003 and 2010, and Acorn Media is preparing both DVD and Blu-ray Disc releases of Foyle's War - Set 7 for sometime in the near future (the date and details are still to be announced, but you can pre-order them from Amazon right now at that link). But this coming week, Acorn is re-releasing the first 6 sets of the U.K. show, both separately and together.

For the first time you can get all six existing DVD sets sold together as Foyle's War - The Home Front Files in a 22-disc collector's edition, available next Tuesday on March 12th. The cost for this collection is $149.99 SRP, which is considerably less than getting the sets separately. Besides the 37 hours of episodes (all containing either closed captions or English subtitles), you'll get Bonus Features such as 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. Here's the package art:

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