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From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: About Time

December 10, 2013


FROM THE DIRECTOR OF LOVE ACTUALLY AND STARRING RACHEL MCADAMS, GOLDEN GLOBE WINNER(R) BILL NIGHY AND DOMHNALL GLEESON COMES THE ROMANTIC COMEDY OF THE YEAR JUST IN TIME FOR VALENTINE'S DAY! ABOUT TIME BE THE FIRST TO OWN IT ON DIGITAL HD JANUARY 21, 2014 AND BRING HOME THE BLU-RAY(TM) COMBO PACK INCLUDING BLU-RAY(TM), DVD & DIGITAL HD WITH ULTRAVIOLET(TM) on FEBRUARY 4, 2014 NOW MOVIE FANS CAN WATCH ABOUT TIME ANYWHERE ON THEIR FAVORITE DEVICES UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Critically acclaimed filmmaker Richard Curtis, the creator of poignant classics such as Love Actually, Notting Hill and Four Weddings and a Funeral, gives romantics a timeless love story with About Time, a whimsical comedy about the extraordinary journeys that accompany our ordinary lives. Hailed as "sweet, sentimental, funny and totally charming" (Paul Hammond, Movieline), About Time comes to Blu-ray(TM) Combo Pack including Blu-ray(TM), DVD and DIGITAL HD with UltraViolet(TM) and On Demand on February 4, 2014 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment - just in time for Valentine's Day!


Rachel McAdams (The Notebook, The Vow), Bill Nighy (Love Actually, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) and Domhnall Gleeson (Anna Karenina, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2) come together in About Time - a heartwarming story of one man's journey to find love and his true purpose in life. Also starring Richard Cordery (Les Miserables), Lindsay Duncan (Alice in Wonderland), Tom Hollander (The World's End), Joshua McGuire (The Hour), Margot Robbie (The Wolf of Wall Street) and Lydia Wilson (Never Let Me Go), in what Christopher Rosen of the Huffington Post describes as "definitely one to watch over and over again." The film will also be available on DIGITAL HD with UltraViolet(TM) on January 21, 2014 two weeks early.

The Blu-ray(TM) Combo Pack includes a Blu-ray(TM), DVD and DIGITAL HD with UltraViolet(TM).

-- Blu-ray(TM) disc 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. -- DVD offers the flexibility and convenience of playing movies in more places, both at home and away. -- DIGITAL HD with UltraViolet(TM) lets you watch movies anywhere, on your favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download movies to watch on iPad(R), iPhone(R), Android(TM), smart TVs,connected Blu-ray players, game consoles and more.

Bonus Features Available Exclusively on Blu-rayTM

-- About Tim and Time Travel: Questions such as where did the time travel idea come from, what Tim does with this new found power and what effect it has on him are answered. Plus, a brief guide to the mechanics of time travel. -- The Look - Style and Locations: Across many iconic London locations and the delights that Cornwall in the summertime has to offer, gain insight into the visual quality of About Time and the look Richard Curtis decided to give this film. -- The World of Richard Curtis: Explore the sensibilities and aesthetic of Richard Curtis' films - from the atmosphere on set, to the feel of the films and in particular how About Time fits into his body of work.

Bonus Features on Blu-rayTM and DVD

-- Deleted Scenes: With Introductions by Director Richard Curtis -- Blooper Reel: Making Movies is a Serious Business -- The "Luckiest" Music: Why Richard Curtis picked Ben Folds' "The Luckiest" for About Time -- Ellie Goulding "How Long Will I Love You?" Music Video -- Feature Commentary with Director Richard Curtis and Cast Members Domhnall Gleeson, Bill Nighy, Vanessa Kirby, Lydia Wilson and Tom Hollander

SYNOPSIS The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's (Domhnall Gleeson) father (Bill Nighy) tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life--so he decides to make his world a better getting a girlfriend (Rachel McAdams). But as his unusual life progresses, Tim finds out that his unique gift can't save him from the sorrows and ups and downs that affect all families, everywhere. From filmmaker Richard Curtis (Love Actually, Notting Hill, Four Weddings and a Funeral), About Time is a comedy about love and time travel, which discovers that, in the end, making the most of life may not need time travel at all.

CAST AND FILMMAKERS: Cast: Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy, Tom Hollander, Margot Robbie Written and Directed by: Richard Curtis Producers: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Nicky Kentish Barnes Executive Producers: Richard Curtis, Liza Chasin, Amelia Granger Associate Producers: Emma Freud Director of Photography: John Guleserian

TECHNICAL INFORMATION - BLU-RAY(TM) Street Date: February 4, 2014 Copyright: 2014 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved. Selection Numbers: 61124664 (U.S.), 61125617 (CDN) Running Time: 2 hours 4 minutes Layers: BD-50 Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 2.40:1 Rating: R for language and some sexual content Technical Info: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1/DVS DD 2.0 (English); Digital Surround 5.1 (Spanish and French) Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish

TECHNICAL INFORMATION - DVD Street Date: February 4, 2014 Copyright: 2014 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved. Selection Numbers: 61124662 (U.S.), 61125619 (CDN) Running Time: 2 hours 4 minutes Layers: Dual Layer Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 2.40:1

TECHNICAL INFORMATION - DVD CONT. Rating: R for language and some sexual content Technical Info: Dolby Digital 5.1/DVS DD 2.0 (English); Dolby Digital 5.1 (Spanish and French) Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish

About Universal Studios Home Entertainment Universal Studios Home Entertainment is a unit of Universal Pictures, a division of Universal Studios ( Universal Studios is a part of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

CONTACT: Universal Studios Home Entertainment Jennifer Black Vice President - Publicity (818) 777-0546

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