Canal Walks With Julia Bradbury
Britain's favourite walker Julia Bradbury is back to explore Britain's canals in the brand new BBC series Canal Walks. Following the successful Wainwright Walks and Railway Walks series and most recently German Wanderlust Acorn Media is delighted to announce the release of Canal Walks with Julia Bradbury on DVD on 6 June 2011.
Shiva Rea A.M.Energy
Not a morning person, need that push out of bed? Wake up and be inspired to exercise with a brand new yoga programme from world-renowned instructor Shiva Rea. Morning is the perfect time for an invigorating yoga programme. Stretch the muscles, loosen the joints and begin the day feeling healthy, vibrant and focused with Shiva Rea A.M. Energy available on DVD 6 June 2011.
BASED ON real life experiences Tenko meaning 'roll call' in Japanese is the powerful story of a disparate group of women whose lives are changed forever when they are taken by the Japanese as prisoners of war after the fall of Singapore in 1941. Tenko: The Complete First Series features more than eight hours of classic BBC drama, in a four-disc set containing all ten episodes. It will be released on DVD on 6 June 2011 courtesy of Acorn Media.
Speer & Hitler:The Devil's Architect
Multi-award winning docu-drama Speer & Hitler: The Devil's Architect tears open the veil of myths and half-truths obscuring a central figure of the Nazi regime, Albert Speer. This outstanding three-part series will be released for the first time in the UK as a two-disc DVD set on 6 June 2011 courtesy of Second Sight.
An Australian story of love, never ending sex and Scrabble, Praise is the multi-award-winning directorial debut from John Curran (Stone, The Painted Veil) and comes to DVD courtesy of Crabtree Films on 30 May 2011. Based on the semi-autobiographical story from Andrew McGahan, the film follows the irregular relationship between chain-smoking asthmatic, Gordon (Peter Fenton), and insecure eczema victim Cynthia (Sacha Horler), as they both help one another through the grim situations that they've each wandered into.
The Warrior & The Wolf
From acclaimed multi-award winning director Tian Zhuangzhuang (The Blue Kite) comes The Warrior and the Wolf, a powerful epic tale of battle, bloodshed and passion. Produced by acclaimed Hero producer Bill Kong (House Of Flying Daggers; Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) and starring the inimitable Maggie Q (Nikita; Die Hard 4) alongside Joe Odagiri (Shinobi, Bright Future) and Tou Chung Hua (Lust, Caution; The Day The Sun Turned Cold), The Warrior and the Wolf will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on 30 May 2011 courtesy of Universal indi VISION.
Oscar-nominated for Best Foreign Language Film and Best Actor for Javier Bardem's towering performance, Biutiful is directed by Mexican auteur Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (Amores Perros, 21 Grams), and tells the story of a man who struggles to reconcile fatherhood, love, spirituality, crime, guilt and mortality amidst the dangerous underworld of modern Barcelona. Biutiful will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on 16 May 2011.
To The Manor Born: Complete Series One
Hot on the heels of her acclaimed success in The Good Life, Penelope Keith returned to the small screen as superior upper class widow Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, alongside loveable cad Peter Bowles (The Prisoner, The Avengers) in the classic British sitcom To The Manor Born. To The Manor Born Complete Series One will be released on DVD as a fantastic two-disc set on 9 May 2011 courtesy of Acorn Media.