Academy Award winner Julia Roberts (2000, Best Actress, Erin Brockovich) gives another captivating performance when the thrilling and powerful film Ben is Back arrives on Digital 4K Ultra HD February 19 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD & Digital), DVD, and On Demand March 5 from Lionsgate. Starring alongside Roberts is a start-studded cast including Academy Award nominee Lucas Hedges (2016, Best Supporting Actor, Manchester by the Sea) and Primetime Emmy winner Courtney B. Vance (2016, Best Actor in Limited Series, TV’s “American Crime Story”) in this authentic look at what happens to a seemingly normal and loving family when a troubled son returns home on Christmas Eve, but then disappears. Written and directed by Academy Award nominee Peter Hedges (2002, Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay, About a Boy), the edge-of-your-seat drama is “the finest performance of Julia Roberts’ career” (Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun Times).
Julia Roberts delivers a riveting performance as a mother swept into a race against time after her troubled 19-year-old son (Lucas Hedges) returns home for Christmas — and suddenly disappears. Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed — and a mother’s love is tested — in this unforgettably powerful film.
Bring home Ben is Back and learn how writer/director/father Peter Hedges approached each scene in the special features’ audio commentary and movie photo gallery. The Ben is Back Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98, respectively.