Special features include up front previews, which are forced, and the following featurettes: A Journey Of Passion: The Making Of A Mighty Heart (30 minutes) and Committee To Protect Journalists (nine minutes); a Public Service Announcement
After her husband, Daniel Pearl (Futterman), is kidnapped by terrorists in Pakistan while on assignment for The Wall Street Journal, Mariane (Jolie) mounts a frantic campaign to find him. It takes A Mighty Heart to continue looking for clues as to who has kidnapped her husband and to face the reality that may lie at the end of her search. Based on the book by Mariane Pearl. (Stacey Pendry)
The anamorphically enhanced 2.30:1 DVD has a desaturated look, awash in earthy hues of brown. Resolution is generally good, but the imagery often looks somewhat smeared and soft. Black levels are slightly milky, with the entire image often looking somewhat washed out. Shadow delineation is not great, as the near-black portions of the video can look crushed. Edge enhancement is not overly obtrusive, and the print is very clean. (Danny Richelieu)
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