Universal Studios Home Entertainment will release Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon on Blu-ray and DVD. The documentary style film with a run time of 157 minutes will feature interviews with family and friends of Michael Jackson, unpublished family photos, rare television and interview footage of Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5, and over twenty-one classic songs in the soundtrack. The Blu-ray Disc and DVD will be formatted in widescreen 1.78:1 aspect ratio with Dolby Digital 5.1 for audio.
Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon features multiple interviews with Katherine Jackson as she shares her memories about Michael’s upbringing in Gary, Indiana, provides insight into his relationship with father Joe, shows her support for her son during the court cases he challenged and gives her thoughts on the life he faced afterwards. Rebbie Jackson recounts the star’s childhood, his extraordinary bond with mother Katherine and his decline in later years and Tito Jackson provides an in-depth look into Jackson’s history and what his family went through during Jackson’s sensational trial in 2005.
Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon will be available for Blu-ray and DVD on Nov. 1st 2011.