The feature directorial debut of Academy Award® and Golden Globe® nominee* William H. Macy, RUDDERLESS makes its DVD debut on January 20, 2015 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. Starring Billy Crudup (Almost Famous), Anton Yelchin (Star Trek Into Darkness), Felicity Huffman
(“Desperate Housewives”), Jamie Chung (“Believe”), Selena Gomez (Spring Breakers) and Laurence Fishburne (The Matrix), the film had its world premiere as the Closing Night Film at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.
RUDDERLESS tells the story of Sam, a father (Billy Crudup) whose life is torn apart by the sudden death of his son. When Sam discovers a box filled with his son’s demo tapes and lyrics, his own child’s musical talent is a revelation for him. Sam learns each song and eventually musters the will to perform one at a local bar. When Quentin (Anton Yelchin), a young musician in the audience, is captivated by the song, the unlikely duo forms a rock band that becomes surprisingly popular and revitalizes both of their lives.
The RUDDERLESS DVD includes a featurette entitled “Hear This Song,” a music video for the song “Hold On” featuring Selena Gomez and Ben Kweller, as well as deleted scenes.
*Academy Award nominee Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Fargo, 1996; Golden Globe nominee Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, Seabiscuit, 2004; Golden Globe nominee Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, The Wool Cap (2005) and Door to Door (2003)
The RUDDERLESS DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 televisions with English 5.1 Dolby Digital and English, French and Spanish subtitles. The DVD includes the following:
- Feature film in standard definition
- Hear This Song
- “Hold On” Music Video with Selena Gomez and Ben Kweller
- Deleted Scenes