Tuesday, 23 October 2012

The Snowman: 30th Anniversary Edition

 One of the best-loved Christmas stories of modern times is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Relive the magic of Raymond Briggs’ inspired classic on DVD and Blu-Ray. 

Just like i was after watching it the first time when i was a little girl, the children have been glued to ' The Snowman' the magic of a simple picture story is totally amazing its really something you never get bored of.

Academy Award nominee The Snowman has captured the hearts and imaginations of a generation of families across the globe. Now, this timeless classic is available for the first time ever in high definition as The Snowman: 30th Anniversary Edition is released on Blu-Ray and DVD from November 5th  2012.

Over the past 30 years, The Snowman has become a national institution, a heart-warming and moving tale of love, hope and imagination. Raymond Briggs’ sketches are brought wonderfully to life through expert animation alongside the legendary musical score by composer Howard Blake. 

The story follows a young boy’s magical adventure when he wakes in the night to discover his snowman has come to life. The pair soar through the night skies in a beautifully animated scene accompanied by the haunting song which made Aled Jones a household name, ‘Walking in the Air’. 

Watching The Snowman has become a Christmas tradition in households around the world and now fans can see the intricate methods involved in the production in the release’s unique bonus content.

Features include an audio commentary with the producer John Coates and design supervisor Jill Brookes, along with Joanna Harrison and Hillary Audes, who put the original story board together. And Aled Jones and Peter Auty both give humorous perspectives on the common misconceptions surrounding the original recording of ‘Walking in the Air’. 

Blu-Ray & DVD available at all major retailers from 5th November 2012

1 comment:

  1. We adore this story, it makes me cry with the nostalgia of my childhood.