Let’s have a look at the best five DVDs released this week.
It looks like an indie and documentary week of DVD releases. First up we have Notes on Blindness, then we have foreign-language film The Student, followed by indie-horror The Void and then fourthly, the incredible true story drama Starfish.
Rounding out the week is the incredible documentary Gleason…
Notes on Blindness
In the summer of 1983, just days before the birth of his first son, writer and theologian John Hull went blind. In order to make sense of the upheaval in his life, he began keeping a diary on audiocassette. With exclusive access to these original recordings, Notes on Blindness encompasses dreams, memory and imaginative life, excavating the interior world of blindness.
Directors: Peter Middleton, James Spinney
Stars: John M. Hull, Marilyn Hull, Miranda Beinart-Smith
Contemporary Russia. A high school student becomes convinced that the world has been lost to evil, and begins to challenge the morals and beliefs of the adults around him.
Director: Kirill Serebrennikov
Stars: Aleksandra Revenko, Pyotr Skvortsov, Viktoriya Isakova
Shortly after delivering a patient to an understaffed hospital, a police officer experiences strange and violent occurrences seemingly linked to a group of mysterious hooded figures.
Directors: Jeremy Gillespie, Steven Kostanski
Stars: Aaron Poole, Kenneth Welsh, Daniel Fathers
"Starfish" tells the story of a couple whose love is tested to its limit after their perfect life falls apart in a single moment.
Director: Bill Clark
Stars: Joanne Froggatt, Tom Riley, Phoebe Nicholls
After he is diagnosed with ALS, former professional football player Steve Gleason begins making a video diary for his unborn son, as he, his wife, and their friends and family work to raise money for ALS patients as his disease progresses.
Director: Clay Tweel (as J. Clay Tweel)
Stars: Steve Gleason, Mike Gleason, Scott Fujita
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