Tideland Blu-ray
Fantasy / Sci-Fi


For his tenth feature, Terry Gilliam (Time Bandits, Twelve Monkeys) adapted Mitch Cullin’s celebrated cult novel Tideland, a work he once described as “Alice in Wonderland meets Psycho through the eyes of Amélie.”

To escape her unhappy life in a remote part of Texas, nine-year-old Jeliza-Rose dreams up an elaborate fantasy world. But the reality of having junkie parents – played by Jeff Bridges (The Big Lebowski) and Jennifer Tilly (Bound) – and the influence of her eccentric neighbours begins to encroach, turning her daydreams ever darker.

A rich slice of Southern Gothic blurring whimsical fantasy with unsettling reality, Tideland is among Gilliam’s most personal works – indeed, with its shifts between the amusing and the macabre, expressive camerawork and striking special effects, the film could be the very definition of Gilliamesque!

Production Year: 2005
Region Code: B
UK Rating: 15
Running Time: 120 Mins
Number of Discs: 1
Language: English
Subtitles: English SDH
Audio: 5.1
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Colour: Colour
Director Terry Gilliam
Cast Jodelle Ferland
Cast Janet McTeer
Cast Jeff Bridges


• High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation

• DTS-HD MA 5.1 audio

• Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

• Commentary by writer-director Terry Gilliam and co-writer Tony Grisoni

• Introduction by director Terry Gilliam

• Getting Gilliam, a 45-minute documentary on the making of Tideland by Vincenzo Natali (Cube, Splice)

• The Making of Tideland featurette

• Filming Green Screen featurette with commentary by Gilliam

• Interviews with Terry Gilliam, producer Jeremy Thomas and actors Jeff Bridges, Jodelle Ferland and Jennifer Tilly

• Deleted scenes with commentary by Gilliam

• B-roll footage

• Gallery

• Theatrical trailer

• Reversible sleeve featuring two choices of original artwork

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