Band of Brothers & The Pacific : Special Edition Gift Set
August 26, 2011
A brand new Blu-Ray and DVD set including both Band of Brothers and The Pacific will be released on November 8, 2011 in the United States and Canada (see below for the United Kingdom).
It is a 13-discs set for the two 10-part HBO miniseries produced by Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg and Gary Goetzman, plus a never-seen-before 60-minute documentary entitled Called to Service which includes new historian interviews and reunites veterans from Easy Company (European front) and the 1st Marine Division (Pacific theater) in a conversation revealing their experiences after World War II. Organized in a four-act structure, the documentary captures how these veterans re-acclimated back to life after being at war and the transitions these men went through coming back home.
The Band of Brothers / The Pacific: Special Edition Gift Set will be available on November 8, 2011 in the United States and Canada but you can already pre-order it for for $105.49 on Amazon US ($82.99 for the DVD set).
Here are the specifics for the Blu-Ray gift set :
- Discs : 12 BD-50 Blu-ray Discs & 1 BD-25 Blu-ray Disc
- Region: Region A/1
- Video Resolution/Codec : 1080p/TBA
- Aspect Ratio : 1.33:1
- Audio Formats : English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
- Subtitles/Captions : English, Spanish, French, Portugese
- Supplements : Documentaries, Featurettes, Video diaries (Contains all extra content from previous editions of Band of Brothers and The Pacific)
- Exclusive HD Content : Picture-in-Picture Tracks, Interactive Field Guides, Called to Service (all-new documentary)
The set will also be available in the United Kingdom on November 7, 2011 but you can already pre-order it for £36.47 on Amazon UK (£27.99 for the DVD set). The packaging looks a bit different but the content is the same : 13 Blu-Ray discs for the two miniseries and the bonus features listed above.