Special features include the 15-minute featurette Just Like Family: The Making Of Dan In Real Life, the nine-minute featurette Handmade Music: Creating The Score, 11 deleted scenes with optional commentary, three minutes of outtakes, commentary by Hedges, a One More Easter Egg, and previews.
Widower and father of three, Dan Burns (Carell) is used to handing out relationship advice in his weekly newspaper column, Dan In Real Life. With his hands full caring for three daughters, who are growing-up fast, Dan has little time to focus on his own happiness or dating. While attending a semi-annual family get-together, Dan meets Marie (Binoche) while shopping in a local bookstore. Dan immediately falls for Marie, but complications arise when Dan finds that Marie is dating his brother Mitch (Cook). (Stacey Pendry)
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD shows solid, deep black levels and good shadow delineation helping create a dimensional-looking image. Colors are bold and vibrant, with a natural balance that brings life to the image. Fleshtones look healthy and accurate. Details are resolved nicely, and pixel breakup is not problematic. Edge enhancement is minor and generally not noticeable. (Danny Richelieu)
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