Image Entertainment will release on Blu-ray director Jean-Jacques Annaud's (The Name of the Rose, Enemy at the Gates) Black Gold a.k.a Day of the Falcon (2011). The film is one of the largest cinematic projects undertaken in the Arab world. Street date is March 26th.
Starring Antonio Banderas (Desperado), Mark Strong (Zero Dark Thirty), Freida Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire) and Tahar Rahim (A prophet), Day of the Falcon is a soaring epic of honor, greed, betrayal and love from award-winning director Jean-Jacques Annaud. After years of bloody conflict, the leaders of two rival kingdoms reluctantly agree to end the fighting. But when oil is discovered between their territories, the war is re-ignited. Now it is up to their children – young lovers who have married in hopes of bringing the families together – to find a way to end the violence and bring peace to the land.
Update: Special features include:
The Making of Day of the Falcon: A 40-Minute Documentary
Transforming the Desert: The Visual Effects of Day of the Falcon
Note: Blu-ray.com has already reviewed the French Blu-ray release of Day of the Falcon, courtesy of Warner Brothers, here.