Writer/Director Cameron Crowe’s Oscar nominated feelgood coming-of-age film Almost Famous, is getting a 4K upgrade. Starring Kate Hudson , Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand , Anna Paquin and Philip Seymour Hoffman is available for the first time on 4K Ultra HD in July courtesy of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
Rolling Stone magazine unwittingly hires 15-year-old William (Patrick Fugit), an aspiring journalist, after they read an article he wrote for Creem magazine. Almost Famous is the hilarious and touching story of this intelligent young man’s journey into the world of rock and roll as he tours with Stillwater, an up-and-coming band struggling with their rise to fame.
The film was also nominated for 4 Academy Awards® and was winner of Best Original Screenplay (Cameron Crowe, 2000).
Set in 1973, ALMOST FAMOUS chronicles the funny and often poignant coming-of-age of 15-year-old music fanatic William (Patrick Fugit). Having managed to land an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview the up-and-coming band Stillwater, fronted by lead guitarist Russell Hammond (Billy Crudup) and with the help of gorgeous ‘’band aid’’ Penny Lane (Kate Hudson), William finds himself drawn into the band’s inner circle, despite the objections of his over-protective mother (Frances McDormand). As he becomes less an observer and more a participant in the band’s dynamics, William learns a life-changing lesson about the importance of family – the ones we inherit and the ones we create.
4K ULTRA HD AND BLU-RAY™ BONUS FEATURES:
4K ULTRA HD BONUS FEATURES:
• Bootleg Cut of the Film
• Commentary with Cameron Crowe and Friends
BLU-RAY™ BONUS FEATURES:
• Theatrical Version of the Film
• ALL NEW: – Filmmaker Focus: Cameron Crowe on Almost Famous
– Casting and Costumes
– Rock School
– Odds and Sods
– Extended Scenes
• “Fever Dog” Music Video
• Interview with Lester Bangs
• Cameron Crowe’s Top Albums of 1973
• “Love Comes and Goes”
Almost Famous will be released on 4K Ultra HD on 12th July courtesy of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.