Broken Saints



Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

Intrigue, excitement and the excellence of anime brilliantly combine as Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment presents the highly anticipated BROKEN SAINTS on DVD. A groundbreaking Flash-animated graphic novel, it was initially released in instalments on the internet, garnering a regular following of 3m viewers worldwide. Now the epic BROKEN SAINTS has transcended its internet roots to become one of the most celebrated cult masterpieces of the digital era. Released for the first time on DVD, the entire 24-episode BROKEN SAINTS saga is assembled in a definitive four-disc collector? set DVD, available on August 21st 2006.

In the four corners of the globe, four strangers ?a cynical American programmer, an aging Japanese priest, a troubled Arabic mercenary and a mysterious Fijian girl ?receive a series of chilling apocalyptic visions. Desperate to understand their frightening visions of the future, these four troubled souls are simultaneously drawn to a dark city in the West where their fates ?and the fate of the world ?are revealed to be linked together and somehow part of a global conspiracy. Amidst an epic struggle of man, machine and otherworldly fear, these reluctant heroes must be willing to sacrifice everything?n order to know the truth and save the world.

Resembling a ?raphic novel brought to life? BROKEN SAINTS is a hypnotic visual feast that fuses art with comic-style text, a deeply compelling story, haunting music and cinematic effects creating a revolution in modern storytelling. A testament to the incredible narrative freedoms of Flash animation as well as the influence of the Internet as a creative force, the original web premiere of BROKEN SAINTS has received over five million visitors. With universal critical acclaim and numerous awards, including the Audience Award For Online Animation at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival and Producer Of Year at the 2005 Canadian New Media Awards, BROKEN SAINTS is a unique phenomenon of the digital age.

The four-disc collection features the complete 12-hour BROKEN SAINTS series in its entirety, plus digitally enhanced graphics and sound including two alternate audio tracks that offer viewers two distinct viewing experiences – the Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround re-mastered original audio featuring text/music only, along with a newly recorded narrated version of the series as well. In addition, the DVD is packed with hours of comprehensive behind-the-scenes bonus features about the creation of this instant cult-classic including full 12-hour series commentary from the creators, in-depth featurettes, hilarious fan films, extensive DVD-ROM features, hidden easter eggs and more.

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