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26th June 2008 14:40:00
Posted by Dave Foster

Virgin Territory (R2) in August

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Momentum Pictures have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Virgin Territory on 18th August 2008 priced at £15.99. Hayden Christensen, Mischa Barton, Tim Roth, Matthew Rhys and Rupert Friend star in this film by director David Leland which is inspired by Giovanni Boccaccio’s The Decameron.

14th century Italy and a beautiful princess (Barton) in left penniless and alone after her wealthy parents perish during an outbreak of plague. Seizing on this opportunity the evil Gerbino de la Ratta (Roth) pressures her to marry him as an escape from financial ruin. The fate of the Princess now rests with a mysterious stranger, Lorenzo (Christensen), a travelling rogue who swears to win her affection and overthrow his long-time nemesis, the brutal de la Ratta.

Extras include a 22-minute making of featurette (includes interviews with Christensen & Barton) and the original trailer.


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About Dave Foster
Dave has been loitering the virtual halls of TDF for a decade now and the majority of that time has been spent as Editor of the Home Cinema section (formerly DVDTimes). He doesn't contribute reviews anywhere near as much as he once did (or indeed would like to) but when he does it will invariably be something in the anime or Asian film area.


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