Discover the unforgettable true story that’s never been told when “The 33” arrives onto Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD. Directed by Patricia Riggen from a screenplay by Mikko Alanne, Oscar® nominee Craig Borten (“Dallas Buyers Club”) and Michael Thomas, “The 33” is based on a true story of 33 miners held 200 stories underground who never lost hope.
“The 33” international cast is led by Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Academy Award® winner Juliette Binoche (“The English Patient”), James Brolin and Lou Diamond Phillips, with Bob Gunton and Gabriel Byrne. The film is based on the story by Jose Rivera and the book “Deep Down Dark” by Hector Tobar. The main cast also includes Mario Casas, Jacob Vargas, Juan Pablo Raba, Oscar Nuñez, Tenoch Huerta, Marco Treviño, Adriana Barraza, Kate del Castillo, Cote de Pablo, Elizabeth De Razzo, Naomi Scott, Gustavo Angarita and Alejandro Goic.
The film was produced by Oscar nominee Mike Medavoy, Robert Katz and Edward McGurn alongside executive producers Carlos Eugenio Lavin, Leopoldo Enriquez, Alan Zhang and José Luis Escolar.
“The 33” was filmed on location in Chile’s harshly remote yet stunningly beautiful Atacama desert just kilometers away from where the event took place, and deep within two mines located in central Colombia.
“The 33” will be available on February 16 on Blu-ray for $19.99, and includes the film in high definition on Blu-ray disc and a digital version of the movie in Digital HD with UltraViolet*. Fans can also own “The 33” via purchase from digital retailers beginning on February 2.