Vital Thrills has your exclusive look at a behind-the-scenes clip from the bonus features of Stillwater, the suspense film starring Academy Award Matt Damon and directed by Academy Award winner Tom McCarthy.
In the clip, which you can watch using the player below, McCarthy and the cast talk about how Marseille, France was almost like a character in the film.
Stillwater is now available to own on Digital and will be released on Blu-ra and DVD October 26, 2021 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (buy at Amazon).
Packed with twists and turns from beginning to end, the film follows an oil-rig worker from Stillwater, Oklahoma who will stop at nothing to free his daughter who insists she has been wrongfully convicted and imprisoned in France.
Camille Cottin (Call My Agent!) and Abigail Breslin (Little Miss Sunshine) star alongside Damon in this edge-of-your-seat story about an ordinary father who, as a stranger in Marseilles, must rise to the occasion, unravel a dangerous mystery, and find redemption.
Featuring brand-new bonus content not seen in theaters, Stillwater on Digital, Blu-ray and DVD comes with exclusive behind-the-scenes features about the movie’s authentic characters, filming in beautiful Marseilles, France, and director Tom McCarthy’s filmmaking methods, taking audiences deeper into the captivating story.
Stillwater follows Bill Baker (Damon), an American oil-rig roughneck from Oklahoma who travels to Marseilles to visit his estranged daughter (Breslin), in prison for a murder she claims she did not commit.
Confronted with language barriers, cultural differences, and a complicated legal system, Bill builds a new life for himself in France as he makes it his personal mission to exonerate his daughter.
The Focus Features film was written by Tom McCarthy & Marcus Hinchey and Thomas Bidegain & Noé Debré.
The producers include Steve Golin, McCarthy, Jonathan King, and Liza Chasin. The executive producers are Jeff Skoll, David Linde, Robert Kessel, and Mari Jo Winkler-Ioffreda.
STILLWATER BLU-RAY AND DVD BONUS FEATURES
An Alchemy of Viewpoints – The cast of Stillwater discuss their characters and the research that went into portraying them authentically.
An American in Marseilles: The Locations of Stillwater – Much of the authenticity that comes across in Stillwater is due to the dedication of filming on location. Hear from the cast and filmmakers on what it was like filming in locations such as the streets of Marseilles and the Calanques along the coast.
With Curiosity & Compassion: Director Tom McCarthy – Cast and filmmakers discuss the thought and interest that goes into director Tom McCarthy’s stories, and how he uses his natural curiosity about real life interactions to guide his filmmaking style.