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The World's Fastest Indian Comes to DVD

Published June 7, 2006 in DVD News
By Ryan Parsons | Image property of Magnolia Films.
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In anticipation of the release of The World's Fastest Indian, starring Anthony Hopkins, to DVD on June 13th, Magnolia Films has given us a couple of copies to give away.

The World's Fastest Indian DVD

Debuting on DVD June 13 from Magnolia Home Entertainment, The World’s Fastest Indian is “a story of speed, daring and tenacity… some of the most
pulse-quickening racing scenes since the heyday of Steve McQueen” (Craig Outhier,
Orange County Register) and is “mandatory viewing for anyone who has ever said ‘I’m getting too old for this’” (Jeff Strickler, Minneapolis Star-Tribune). In 1967, Munro packs up his lovingly customized 1920 V-Twin Scout Indian Motorcycle and begins his journey across the world from Invercargill, New Zealand to Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats to see just how fast his bike will go. Burt’s magnetic personality attracts and inspires those he meets along the way.

“A wonderful feel-good movie. Will have you standing up and cheering” (Pete Hammond, Maxim). Burt remains legendary in the motorcycle community to this day. Written and directed by Roger Donaldson (The Recruit, Thirteen Days) and co-starring Diane Ladd (Wild At Heart) and comedian Paul Rodriguez, The World’s Fastest Indian DVD will become available on June 13th for purchase.

The World’s Fastest Indian DVD special features include an exclusive bonus film, also directed by Roger Donaldson, which is the original documentary (1971) – “Offerings to the God of Speed” featuring historical footage of the real Burt Munro. This documentary is being made available to the US market for the first time ever. Additional special features include: Southland – Burt’s Hometown of Invercargill, The Making of The World’s Fastest Indian, feature audio commentary with Writer/Director Roger Donaldson and deleted scenes.

In anticipation of the release of this DVD, Magnolia Films has given us three (3) copies of the DVD to give away. In order to sign up for the contest, head on over to this thread in the CanMag Forums.

Hurry up, the contest will end soon!

The World's Fastest Indian DVD will hit shelves on June 13th.

Stay tuned for updates.

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