The Green Mile (1999) 2 x DVD9 Special Edition
The film is based on a six-part series of novels written by legendary author Stephen King, who agreed to release the story once a month for six months so that it would force him to deliver a piece which otherwise may not have been written. Writer/Director Frank Darabont, fresh from the overwhelming success of The Shawshank Redemption a few years earlier (another King adaptation), was so keen on using this story as a basis for his next script that he basically agreed to write a screenplay before he had read the last parts of the series.

The story surrounds a prison block in Louisiana dubbed The Green Mile; a series of death-row waiting rooms separated by a faded green strip of linoleum floor in between. Paul Edgecomb (Tom Hanks) is a veteran prison guard who has been numbed by years of watching hardened criminals brought to justice in the cruelest of fashion. Things change when he is introduced to a man named John Coffey (Michael Clarke Duncan), a larger than life black man who has been accused and convicted of killing two young girls on a farm. Coffey might be large in stature but he has the mind of a child, coupled with an extraordinary healing power that captures the mind of Paul Edgecomb and the other prison guards on the Mile.

2 x DVD9 | NTSC 16:9 | 01:54:56 + 01:13:46 | 6.52 Gb + 7.38 Gb
Language: English, Francais
Subtitles: English, Francais, Espanol
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

Director: Frank Darabont
Cast: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt, James Cromwell, Barry Pepper
Country: USA

• Audio Commentary by Writer/Director Frank Darabont
• Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary by Frank Darabont
- Bitterbuck's Family Says Goodbye
- Coffrey's Prayer
• Michael Clarke Duncan's Screen Test
• Tom Hanks Makeup Tests
• "The Teaser Trailer: A Case Study" Featurette including Teaser Trailer
• Theatrical Trailer
• "Walking the Mile: The Making of The Green Mile" Featurette
• "Miracles and Mystery: Creating The Green Mile" Documentary
- Stephen King: Storyteller
- The Art of Adaptation
- Acting the Mile
- Designing the Mile
- The Magic of the Mile
- The Tail of Mr. Jingles

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