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 Olive Films releasing JOHN FORD: DREAMING THE QUIET MAN on DVD/Blu-ray Olive Films

CHICAGO, February 11, 2015 - Olive Films is excited to release the documentary JOHN FORD: DREAMING THE QUIET MAN on DVD and Blu-ray this March 24, 2015 (in time for St. Patrick's Day). In this emotional and entertaining documentary, narrated by Gabriel Byrne, viewers are given a unique glimpse inside the making of the time-tested classic, THE QUIET MAN. In JOHN FORD: DREAMING THE QUIET MAN, director Se Merry Doyle explores the tenacity of director John Ford and his twenty-year struggle to bring the classic film THE QUIET MAN to the screen.

A worldwide box-office sensation, THE QUIET MAN received Academy Awards for Best Director (John Ford) and Best Cinematography (Winton C. Hoch and Archie Stout). Maureen O’Hara received an honorary Oscar at the Governors Awards on November 8, 2014.

JOHN FORD: DREAMING THE QUIET MAN was nominated for Best Documentary by the Irish Film and Television Awards (IFTA) in 2013.

Doyle’s documentary features interviews with film notables including THE QUIET MAN leading lady Maureen O’Hara and directors Martin Scorsese, Peter Bogdanovich and Jim Sheridan, who share the indelible impact that the film has had their lives -- and careers. This revealing behind-the-scenes look at the making of Ford’s classic is highlighted with rare and never-before-seen home movies documenting the cast and crew’s time filming in Ireland.

TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 92 min

RATING: NR

ASPECT RATIO: 1.77:1; Color

AUDIO: STEREO

SPECIAL FEATURES: Bonus interview with Maureen O'Hara; Deleted scenes

SRP: $24.95 (DVD); $29.95 (Blu-ray)

Olive Films is a Chicago-based boutique theatrical and home entertainment distribution label dedicated to bringing independent, foreign, documentary, and classic films to life. Its catalog boasts over 500 titles ranging from Hollywood classics to contemporary titles. More information about Olive Films may be found at OliveFilms.com

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