DVD releases memorialize 5th anniversary of Sept. 11

DVD releases memorialize 5th anniversary of Sept. 11 1With the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks approaching, several DVDs are coming to market that focus on the tragic events of that day.

Universal Studios Home Entertainment has prepared a two-disc limited edition of “United 93,” a docudrama about the passenger revolt aboard the fourth jet hijacked the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.

The DVD of “United 93,” out Tuesday, comes with two bonus docus. The 48-minute “Chasing Planes: Witnesses to 9/11” chronicles the day through the eyes of the civilian and military ground control personnel. “United 93: The Families and the Film” (50 minutes) features interviews with family members of the passengers and their interactions with the actors.

A single-disc DVD edition also is available, with only the docu about the families.

“This critically acclaimed film was wholly embraced by the families and is a tribute to the unforgettable determination of the passengers and crew,” USHV president Craig Kornblau said. “The release of the DVD will allow audiences to experience this moving and very personal story in the privacy of their homes.”