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District 9 (2009)


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MoviesDVD/SCI-FI/DISTRICTDue 03-16-15 Billed
Published: Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2009
Edition:  Widescreen format; 2-disc ed
Description:  2 videodiscs (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 1435994035, 9781435994034,
Language:  English

Originally released as a motion picture in 2009

Special features: disc 1. Deleted scenes ; directors commentary ; "The alien agenda: a filmmaker's log" three-part documentary -- disc 2. Metamorphosis: The transformation of Wikus ; Innovation: Acting and improvisation ; Conception and design: Creating the world of District 9 ; Alien generation: Visual effects

Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt, Sylvaine Strike, John Sumner, William Allen Young, Nick Blake

Twenty years ago, aliens from another planet made contact with Earth. Now, the refugee camp they are forced to live in has deteriorated into a slum-like ghetto. When field operative Wikus van der Merwe is put in charge of evicting the aliens, he contracts a strange virus that changes his DNA to match that of the refugees. As his body begins to mutate, he becomes a hunted man, and the aliens' only hope for freedom

MPAA rating: R; for bloody violence and pervasive language

DVD ; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English and French)

In English or dubbed French, with optional subtitles in English or French

Closed-captioned (SDH); descriptive audio (English)

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