BURBANK, Calif., May 6, 2005 – Robert Rodriguez (“Desperado,” “From Dusk Till Dawn,” “The Faculty,” “Spy Kids”) and comics idol Frank Miller co-direct FRANK MILLER’S SIN CITY, based on a series of graphic novels created by Miller. Quentin Tarantino (“Pulp Fiction,” “Kill Bill” series) is a special guest director. Sin City
is infested with criminals, crooked cops and sexy dames, some searching for vengeance, some for redemption..
Visually stunning, the film has been translated from page to screen by remaining absolutely faithful to the look, feel and dialogue of the books. FRANK MILLER’S SIN CITY is available on DVD on August 16th for $29.99 from Dimension Home Video.
FRANK MILLER’S SIN CITY stars Bruce Willis (“Hostage”) as Hartigan, a cop with a bum ticker and a vow to protect stripper Nancy (Jessica Alba, TV’s “Dark Angel”). Mickey Rourke (“Man On Fire”) stars as Marv, the outcast misanthrope on a mission to avenge the death of his one true love, Goldie (Jaime King, “White Chicks”).
Clive Owen (“Closer”) stars as Dwight, the clandestine love of Shelley (Brittany Murphy, “Little Black Book,”, “8 Mile”), who spends his night defending Gail (Rosario Dawson, “Alexander”) and her Old Towne girls (Devon Aoki, “2 Fast 2 Furious”) and Alexis Bledel (TV’s “Gilmore Girls”) from Jackie (Benicio Del Toro, “21 Grams”), a tough guy with a penchant for violence. Elijah Wood (“Lord of the Rings” series), Nick Stahl (Terminator 3: Rise
of the Machines), Michael Madsen (“Kill Bill Vol. 2”), Carla Gugino (TV’s “Karen Sisco”), Powers Boothe (“Deadwood”), Rutger Hauer (“Batman Begins”), Josh Hartnett (“Pearl Harbor”) and Michael Clarke Duncan (“Daredevil”) are also part of the ensemble cast. SIN CITY DVD/Page 2 Based on the graphic novels by Frank Miller. Directed by Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez (“From Dusk Till Dawn,” “Spy Kids”).
STREET DATE: AUGUST 16, 2005
Direct prebook: June 21
Distributor prebook: July 5
Suggested retail price: $29.99 (DVD) $29.99 (VHS).
Rated: “R” For Sustained Strong Stylized Violence
Nudity And Sexual Content Including Dialogue.
Feature running time: Approximately 124 minutes.
DVD aspect ratio: 1.85:1 enhanced for 16×9 TV screens
DVD Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound
DTS 5.1 Surround Sound
DVD Language: English, French audio
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