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The highly acclaimed Fox film adaptation of Ayn Rand’s New York Time’s bestselling novel, Atlas Shrugged, will be made available on DVD and Blu-Ray on November 8.
The messages are vitally important in regard to the 2012 election as individualism, encroachment on the free-market, socialism and anarchy are explored in this timely and influential film.
The movie is set in 2016 as the United States is on the brink of economic disrepair, eerily paralleling the current U.S. economic crisis. Young executive, Dagny Taggart, runs one of the largest remaining railroads. To save the railroad from financial ruin, Dagny seeks out entrepreneurial industrialist Henry Rearden, whose super-strength metal holds the promise of the future. As government interference cripples economic growth, the country’s most competent and productive workers systematically disappear, expanding the realm of government influence and control. Dagny fights back against the growing influence of socialism.
WHO IS JOHN GALT?
Ayn Rand’s Suspenseful Bestseller
ATLAS SHRUGGED: PART I
Arrives On Blu-ray and DVD November 8
Los Angeles, CA (September 22, 2011) – Powerful forces trigger a global revolution when the highly-anticipated film adaptation of The New York Times-bestselling novel, ATLAS SHRUGGED: PART I, emerges on Blu-ray and DVD November 8 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Widely considered to be one of the most influential books of the last century, this is the first installment in a planned trilogy from critically-acclaimed author Ayn Rand (The Fountainhead). ATLAS SHRUGGED: PART I takes a talented young cast to explore the themes of individualism, socialism, and anarchy.
Set in 2016, the country is on the verge of economic collapse. Young executive, Dagny Taggart (Taylor Schilling, “Mercy”) runs one of the largest remaining railroads despite her inept CEO brother, James (Matthew Marsden, Resident Evil: Extinction). To save the railroad from financial ruin, Dagny seeks out entrepreneurial industrialist Henry Rearden (Grant Bowler, “True Blood”), whose super-strength metal alloy holds the promise of the future. As government interference continues and the country’s most competent and productive workers systematically disappear, Dagny refuses to give up. As she bears witness to seeing the motor of the world stopped, Dagny increasingly hears people asking: Who is John Galt?
ATLAS SHRUGGED: PART I features supporting performances by Edi Gathegi
(X-Men: First Class), Graham Beckel (Brokeback Mountain), Jsu Garcia (“Without a Trace”), and Michael Lerner (A Serious Man).
Available on Blu-ray and DVD in the U.S. only, special features include an in-depth look at the identity of “John Galt.” Pre-book is October 12, 2011.
ATLAS SHRUGGED: PART I Special Features:
· Road to Atlas Shrugged
· “I Am John Galt”
· “The John Galt Theme” Slideshow
· Commentary with writer / producer John Aglialoro, Brian Patrick O’Toole and Harmon Kaslow