(April 2, 2004 – Burbank, CA) – Take a chilling journey to New England’s “Mystic River,” debuting June 8 on DVD and VHS from Warner Home Video (WHV), and discover how one moment can alter a person’s life forever. From director/producer/composer Clint Eastwood (“Unforgiven,” “The Bridges of Madison County”), the moving thriller stars Sean Penn (“Dead Man Walking”), Tim Robbins (“The Shawshank Redemption”), Marcia Gay Harden (“Pollock”), with Kevin Bacon (“A Few Good Men”), Laurence Fishburne (“The Matrix Trilogy”) and Laura Linney (“Love Actually”). Recognized as Best Film of the Year by the National Board of Review, “Mystic River” is the proud recipient of two Academy Awards® and two Golden Globes™ wins this year including Best Actor (Sean Penn) and Best Supporting Actor (Tim Robbins). The film was also nominated for an Academy Award® for Best Picture, three Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards™ and the Writer’s Guild of America Adapted Screenplay. Sean Penn also received this year’s Best Actor from the National Board of Review and Tim Robbins took home the SAG Awards™ for Best Supporting Actor. Clint Eastwood was also nominated for outstanding directorial achievement by the Director’s Guild of America. “Mystic River” will be released on a deluxe edition three-disc set featuring the film, a separate special features disc and the original motion picture soundtrack, with music composed by Clint Eastwood, and is available for $39.98 SRP. The single disc version, featuring the film only, is available in both full frame and widescreen formats for sell-through pricing at $27.95 SRP. THE CREDITS With operations in 89 international territories Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video's film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment.
# # #