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Nutcracker: The Motion Picture

The much-loved and timeless Christmas ballet Nutcracker is brought to the screen in a magical feature film adaptation - Nutcracker: The Motion Picture - designed by legendary author and artist Maurice Sendak (Where The Wild Things Are).

Based upon the Pacific Northwest Ballet's original production, this wonderful version has been in much demand for many years, and now it makes its long awaited arrival on DVD for the very first time, on 16 November 2015 courtesy of Second Sight.

It is Christmas Eve and guests are arriving at the Stahlbaum home. When Clara's godfather arrives he brings her a gift - an intriguing toy soldier nutcracker that she instantly falls in love with. That night, while the rest of the household is sleeping, Clara creeps downstairs to take another look at her present and as the clock strikes midnight she suddenly finds herself transported to an enchanted world.



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Technotise: Edit & I

Filled with sex, drugs, fast cars and hover boards, Serbian cyberpunk anime hybrid Technotise: Edit & I has all the makings of a cult classic and now comes to UK DVD for the very first time courtesy of Simply Media.

Directed and written by renowned comic book author and artist Aleksa Gajić (Scrouge of the Gods), this exhilarating sci-fi animation based on his graphic novel Technotise makes its UK DVD debut on 9 November 2015.

Belgrade, Serbia, the year is 2074.

Edit keeps failing her exams. Her parents keep nagging her. Her boyfriend's a pothead. Her teacher is pervy. She is bored with life and no-one's giving her a break.

When her drug-dealing friend offers to implant a stolen military memory chip into her bloodstream to improve her brain power, she jumps at the chance. Little could she predict just how powerful the chip was.

The stolen technology begins to take over her mind and body. She develops a split personality and new powers greater than she ever imagined. But, the battle is now on to retrieve the stolen technology running through her veins - and Edit has to race against time to save her life...

Meet your new hero. She's about to blow your mind in Technotise: Edit & I.



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The Man from the Future

Atomic time-travelling romantic comedy The Man From The Future starring award winning Wagner Moura (Elysium) comes to DVD for the first time ever in the UK since its original release in 2011 and UK premiere at the Sci-Fi-London Film Festival in 2013. Zero (Moura) is a brilliant but bitter scientist still haunted by a college party 20 years ago where he was publicly humiliated and lost the love of his life, Helena. But he soon gets the chance to rewrite history when an accident with one of his inventions opens a portal to the past. Without a second thought Zero seizes the opportunity to rewrite his history, travelling back to 1991 in order to get Helena back. Returning back to the present Zero is horrified to discover that he is now a powerful but corrupt businessman. And Helena is even further away from him than before. Zero's only option is to return to the past...



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Nice Package

The best things come in small packages in fast-paced Australian gangster comedy, Nice Package. Starring Dwayne Cameron (The Tribe) and Ashley Lyons (Home and Away) and written and directed by ACS Award Gold winning Dan Macarthur, this hysterical action-packed caper makes its DVD debut since its initial release in 2014. When professional thief Frostie (Cameron) is caught stealing a precious package, he is forced to take a feisty young woman, Michelle (Isabella Tannock) hostage. Unluckily for him, she knows how to fight back. When he takes her back to his gay best friend's (Leon Cain - The Suicide Theory) house, he can't bring himself to dispense of her, despite pressure from his deranged, yoga-obsessed boss. Now the three of them must face an eccentric rabble of thugs who will do anything to get their hands on the mysterious package. Produced by Melanie Poole (The Today Show) this fast-paced riot of colourful characters, cool music and razor sharp dialogue is Pulp Fiction meets The Hangover, with a dose of The Coen Brothers for extra chaos.



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A Traveller in Time

History and time travel collide in the classic BBC adaptation of Alison Uttley's acclaimed novel, A Traveller in Time in which a twentieth century teenager is transported to Elizabethan times where she must try and save Mary Queen of Scots. This fantastic children's fantasy drama from 1978 arrives on UK DVD for the very first time on 9 November 2015 courtesy of Simply Media. When Penelope Taberner (Sophie Thompson - Detectorists) goes to stay with her Uncle Barnabas (Gerald James - The Man with the Golden Gun) and Aunt Tissie (Elizabeth Bradley - Coronation Street) on their remote, ancient Derbyshire farm, she begins to see spooky visions. Travelling back to Tudor times, she soon uncovers a plot to free Mary Queen of Scots in order to overthrow Elizabeth I. Unfortunately her very own ancestors, the Babington family, are responsible for the treason. Penelope already knows the tragic fate that awaits the Scottish Queen but can she stop history from following its natural course?



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The Brothers The Complete Series Two

Following the hugely successful release of classic BBC family saga The Brothers: Series One (1972), Simply Media is delighted to announce The Brothers: The Complete Series Two (1973), which comes to UK DVD for the first time on 9 November 2015.

Written and created by N.J.Crisp (Dixon of Dock Green) and Gerard Glaister (Dr Finlay's Casebook) and starring Jean Anderson (The Railway Children), this long running TV gem has been unavailable since its broadcast in 1973 and is now released as a bumper four-disc set.

Robert Hammond has just died. Beloved father, husband and chairman of a lucrative trucking company, his heart failed him whilst 'doing the nasty' with his secretary...

Preparing to take over the family business, eldest son Edward (Patrick O'Connell - Fraud Squad) is delivered a shock when the funeral reveals that Robert has split his fortune four ways - to all three brothers and his secretary Jennifer (Jennifer Wilson - Z Cars).



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Last of the Romantics

What if the love of your life died before you met them? Middle-aged Parker Graves (Chris Bruno - The World's Fastest Indian) is a frustrated composer making his living writing music for adverts. Parker's gloomy life is at a standstill, until morbid curiosity inspires him to intrude into a stranger's funeral. He is instantly entranced by Hope, a deceased ballerina, and as his obsession grows, Parker begins to examine the shortcomings of his own life. Winner of numerous film awards, including Best Feature Film, Best Director and Best Actress at the 2007 New York International Independent Film Festival, the compelling and deeply moving film Last of the Romantics captures the mid-life struggles of a man clinging to his artistic impulses and the promise of true love. It also stars Brittany Daniel (Dawson's Creek) and Dylan Bruno (Saving Private Ryan).



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Holding On

After a brutal murder a group of Londoners struggle for survival in the BAFTA and RTS award-winning BBC crime drama, Holding On (1997), starring David Morrissey (The Walking Dead) and Phil Daniels (Quadrophenia). Holding On The Complete Series comes to DVD on 9 November 2015 courtesy of Simply Media. After a beautiful young woman is found brutally murdered, a diverse group of Londoners, connected to her in some way, are all forced to confront the way they live their lives. While some make the choice to fight injustice, others begin to sink even further into despair and degradation. Just as relevant now as it was in the 90s, Holding On is a compelling, gritty portrait of London in the early 1990s, and follows the interconnected lives of several characters under the strain of drugs, corruption and racism.



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