Prepare for an exhilarating adventure as Aatami Korpi’s captivating journey returns to the screen. “Sisu” is set to be available on digital and On Demand platforms on July 11. Lionsgate has also revealed that this Finnish action film will receive a physical release, with the movie’s 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray editions hitting the shelves on June 27.
Hailing from the same studio that brought us the acclaimed “John Wick” series, this historical action film transports viewers into the world of a lone miner, delivering one of the most astounding motion pictures of 2022. Set during the waning days of World War II, “Sisu” follows Aatami Korpi as he endeavors to transport his discovered gold to the bank. However, his journey takes an unexpected turn when he crosses paths with Nazis who covet his precious find. Despite finding himself in a precarious situation, Aatami Korpi, a retired commando and prospector, showcases his exceptional combat skills, engaging in a relentless one-man battle against his adversaries.
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Comparable to the “John Wick” franchise due to its focus on a solitary protagonist, “Sisu” received well-deserved acclaim when it premiered at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival. Director Jalmari Helander’s creative vision and Tommila’s remarkable portrayal of the lone miner garnered positive reviews from critics. The cast of “Sisu” includes Aksel Hennie as Bruno Helldorf, Jack Doolan as Wolf, Mimosa Willamo as Aino, Onni Tommila as Schütze, and Tatu Sinisalo, Wilhelm Enckell, and Vincent Willestrand as the SS Soldiers.
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The 4K + DVD + Blu-ray release features exciting bonus content, such as “Indestructible: Making Sisu” and “Pushing the Boundaries of Reality: The Visual Effects of Sisu.” The suggested retail prices for the new Blu-ray release vary depending on the edition, with Blu-ray + DVD + Digital priced at $39.99, DVD at $29.96, and 4K + Blu-ray + Digital (including a Buy Exclusive SteelBook) available for $42.99. Alternatively, the digital release can be purchased for $19.99, while Video on Demand is priced at $5.99.
“Sisu” will be available on 4K and Blu-ray starting June 27. For those who have already experienced the film’s thrilling narrative and cinematic spectacle, the trailer and official synopsis below will offer a glimpse of what awaits in “Sisu.”
Amidst World War II, a lone prospector finds himself crossing paths with Nazis in northern Finland. As the Nazis seize his gold, they quickly realize that he is no ordinary miner. Although there is no direct translation for the Finnish word “sisu,” this legendary ex-commando personifies its meaning: an unwavering form of courage and unimaginable determination in the face of overwhelming odds. This one-man force of nature will go to extraordinary lengths to retrieve his gold, even if it means eliminating every last Nazi in his path.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Nazi-Killing Action Epic
What is “Sisu” about?
“Sisu” is an action-packed Finnish film set during World War II. It follows the journey of Aatami Korpi, a lone miner who discovers gold and faces off against Nazis determined to steal it. Aatami showcases immense courage and battles the Nazis in a thrilling one-man mission.
When will “Sisu” be released on digital and Blu-ray?
“Sisu” will be available for digital and On Demand viewing on July 11. The film’s physical release, including 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray editions, is scheduled for June 27.
Who directed “Sisu”?
“Sisu” was directed by Jalmari Helander, known for his creative execution and previous works.
What special features are included in the 4K and Blu-ray release?
The 4K and Blu-ray release of “Sisu” comes with special features like “Indestructible: Making Sisu” and “Pushing the Boundaries of Reality: The Visual Effects of Sisu.” These bonus features provide insights into the making of the film and its stunning visual effects.
How much does the Blu-ray release of “Sisu” cost?
The suggested retail prices for the Blu-ray release of “Sisu” vary based on the edition. The Blu-ray + DVD + Digital edition is priced at $39.99, the DVD edition at $29.96, and the 4K + Blu-ray + Digital edition (including a Buy Exclusive SteelBook) is available for $42.99.
Is there a trailer available for “Sisu”?
Yes, a trailer for “Sisu” is available to give you a glimpse of the thrilling cinematic experience that awaits.