Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Complete

May 12th 2009
Highly Anticipated Director's Cut includes Over 1000 Updated Scenes, 26 Minutes of New Footage, an All-New Anime Short and a Sneak Preview of the FINAL FANTASY XIII Video Game
Exclusively on Blu-ray Disc™ June 2nd

Culver City, Calif. (May 12, 2009) — Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release the eagerly-awaited FINAL FANTASY® VII: ADVENT CHILDREN® COMPLETE on Blu-ray Disc June 2, 2009 for the SRP of $38.96. ADVENT CHILDREN COMPLETE represents Tetsuya Nomura's (FINAL FANTASY V - VIII, X, Kingdom Hearts® series) director's cut of this award-winning CG-animated feature film adaptation of the best-selling video game by SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD., which has already shipped 4.1 million copies in its original version. Re-rendered in high definition, ADVENT CHILDREN COMPLETE boasts 26 minutes of additional footage and over 1000 revised scenes, each of which was re-recorded with the original voice cast including Rachel Leigh Cook (Josie and the Pussycats) and Mena Suvari (American Beauty), and will be available only on Blu-ray Disc.

The Blu-ray release will exclusively include "On the Way to a Smile – Episode: Denzel," a 25-minute original anime short film, telling the story of the character Denzel before the events of ADVENT CHILDREN; the new featurette "Reminiscence of FINAL FANTASY VII Compilation," a storyline digest which incorporates related footage from the video games; "Legacy of FINAL FANTASY VII," a new documentary featurette on the successful history of FINAL FANTASY VII; an exclusive first look at the FINAL FANTASY XIII video game; and more.


FINAL FANTASY VII: ADVENT CHILDREN COMPLETE Synopsis

Two years after Sephiroth's attempts at mass genocide, a strange disease threatens mankind. With many falling ill and the ruins of Midgar standing as a reminder of the sacrifices of the past, old enemies rise from the ashes to seek revenge. Riddled with guilt and haunted by his past, ex-soldier Cloud Strife must emerge from seclusion to again defeat evil and save the planet from certain destruction.


Bonus Features Include:

Featurettes:
Legacy of FINAL FANTASY VII
Reminiscence of FINAL FANTASY VII
Reminiscence of FINAL FANTASY VII COMPILATION
Original Anime Short Film On the Way to a Smile – Episode: Denzel
FINAL FANTASY VII: ADVENT CHILDREN COMPLETE trailers
FINAL FANTASY XIII video game sneak peak: a brand new trailer for the long awaited game being released in 2009 in Japan

FINAL FANTASY VII: ADVENT CHILDREN COMPLETE
BD Catalog Number: 22591
BD UPC Code: 43396225916
BD Pre-Book: 4/30/09
BD SRP: $38.96

Artwork for all of these titles is available at www.SPHEPUBLICITY.com
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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is a Sony Pictures Entertainment company. SPE is a division of Sony Corporation of America, a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE's global operations encompass motion picture production and distribution; television production and distribution; digital content creation and distribution; worldwide channel investments; home entertainment acquisition and distribution; operation of studio facilities; development of new entertainment products, services and technologies; and distribution of filmed entertainment in 67 countries. Sony Pictures Entertainment can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.sonypictures.com.

About SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. and Square Enix, Inc.
SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. (Square Enix), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, develops, publishes and distributes entertainment content including interactive entertainment software and publications in Asia, North America and Europe. Square Enix brings two of Japan's best-selling franchises FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 85 million units worldwide, and DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 47 million units worldwide under one roof. Square Enix is one of the most influential providers of digital entertainment content in the world and continues to push the boundaries of creativity and innovation. More information on Square Enix can be found on the Internet at http://www.Square Enix.com.

DRAGON QUEST, FINAL FANTASY and SQUARE ENIX are registered trademarks of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. in the United States and/or other countries. ADVENT CHILDREN is a registered trademark of SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. in the United States and/or other countries. KINGDOM HEARTS: © Disney. Developed by SQUARE ENIX.

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