We analyze in Cinemascomics the Blu-Ray of The Worst Neighbor in the World, the new dramatic comedy by Tom Hanks
At Cinemascomics we have analyzed the domestic edition on Blu-Ray of The worst neighboor in the world, a new production by Universal Pictures and Tom Hanks (Elvis), which implies entering a dramatic comedy, being an American remake that once again adapts to the big screen the novel published in 2012 entitled A Man Called Ove, written by Swedish novelist Fredrik Backman. There has already been a film adaptation through a Swedish film released in 2015 and bearing the same name as the novel, which was written and directed by Hannes Holm (Behind Blue Skies). On this occasion, the Swedish filmmaker himself is in charge of signing the script, which adapts the novel to the American public.
This drama loaded with comedy and raw emotions, with a musical theme specially composed for the film, is now on sale in stores on DVD and Blu-ray, as well as being available for rent and digital sale. The Universal Pictures film (2022) is distributed in physical format by Arvi Licensing in our country.
Along with the main protagonist, Mariana Treviño (Los Rodríguez and the Beyond), Manuel García-Rulfo (The Lincoln Lawyer), Rachel Keller (Tokyo Vice) and Cameron Britton (Mindhunter), among others, also stand out.
The film is written by David Magee (The Little Mermaid) along with the aforementioned Hannes Holm. This dramatic comedy is directed by Marc Forster, known for Quantum of Solace and World War Z, having an approximate duration of 126 minutes and is classified as not recommended for children under 12 years of age.
Otto Anderson (Tom Hanks) is a very curmudgeonly widower who wants to be in control of the neighborhood in which he lives. However, when a cheerful but noisy family moves into the house across the street, Otto will have to deal with a smart and very pregnant young woman named Marisol (Mariana Treviño), with whom he will end up establishing an unlikely friendship that will alter his systematic and calculated life. .
The film is shown in its basic Blu-Ray version with various additional material, which we have analyzed for Cinemascomics readers, without spoilers.
Audio in English DTS HD Master Audio 5.1, Spanish DTS HD Master Audio 5.1, French DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and Hungarian Dolby Digital 5.1. Subtitles in Spanish, French, Arabic, Czech, Slovak, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish , Portuguese and English. Movie in high definition 1080p and screen format: 1.85:1.
Blu-Ray Edition Bonus Content:
Breaking the rules: The Worst Neighbor in the World (9 minutes):
Actor Tom Hanks comments that we all know someone as an Other, who has refused to change since birth. For his part, director Marc Forster explains that he read Fredrik Backman’s book, A Man Called Ove, before seeing the original Swedish film, and loved the main character, where he considers Tom Hanks perfect for the role, given that He has excelled in both comedic and dramatic roles.
Along with this, the filmmaker assures that the only actress he considered for the role of Marisol was Mariana Treviño, because she excelled in the test that she sent with her own iPhone and turned out to have a lot of chemistry with Tom Hanks. Whereas the director chose Pittsburgh as the location because to him that’s America. In this regard, production designer Barbara Ling found the perfect street on Google Maps to set the film.
Videoclip of ‘Til You’re Home’ (3 minutes).
In the studio with Rita Wilson and Sebastián Yatra (3 minutes):
The producer Rita Wilson and the singer Sebastián Yatra receive us in the studio during the recording of the musical theme ‘Til You’re Home’, a song for The Worst Neighbor in the World. It was important to Rita Wilson to bring a Latino voice to the soundtrack, representing Otro’s new neighbors, Marisol and Tommy. It is an original song written by Rita Wilson, who also sings it with Sebastián Yatra.
Deleted scene (1 minute):
Otto prepares his car for Marisol’s daughters to ride.
World’s Worst Neighbor – Blu-ray
Product : World’s Worst Neighbor – Blu-ray
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Precio : 19,95 €
Currency : Eur
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Description : Based on the novel A Man Called Ove, Tom Hanks stars as Otto Anderson, a cantankerous and stubborn widower whose life is turned upside down when a cheerful young family moves in next door. Otto finds the perfect match for him in the smart and very pregnant Marisol, who will turn her life upside down and with whom he will establish an unexpected friendship. He enjoys this moving and funny story about how some families arise in the most unexpected places.
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