Thursday, March 28, 2013

Alcoholic to Philanthropist, Family Man: 'Deep in the Heart' DVD

Inspiring, True Story of Faith, Work and Second Chances;
Featuring Val Kilmer, Jon Gries

LOS ANGELES – March 27, 2013 – He was a washed-out alcoholic who drove away his own family. Then Dick Wallrath found faith, forgiveness and a new life of generosity, giving ultimately millions to young people in Texas. Now his true story comes to life in DEEP IN THE HEART, a moving film that shows the power of faith to grant second chances.

Featuring Jon Gries (NAPOLEON DYNAMITE), Val Kilmer (TOP GUN, TOMBSTONE) and DB Sweeney (FIRE IN THE SKY), DEEP IN THE HEART releases on DVD May 7.

“DEEP IN THE HEART grabs you by the heartstrings as a man, with God’s help, breaks his family cycle of alcoholism and abuse,” Director Christopher Cain said. “Dick Wallrath climbs from rock bottom to regain his family and become the largest benefactor of 4-H and FFA scholarships in Texas.”

A “Must See” selection of the Austin Film Festival, DEEP IN THE HEART is produced by 28 Entertainment and distributed by Arc Entertainment and Anderson Merchandisers. Besides Gries, Kilmer and Sweeney, DEEP IN THE HEART features Elaine Hendrix (Get Smart), James Haven (BREAKING DAWN) and Rheagan Wallace (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation).

DVD Special Features:
● Cast interviews
● Interview with Jon Gries and Dick Wallrath
● Production Diary

Additionally, a DEEP IN THE HEART DVD/CD/Digital combo pack—exclusive to Walmart—features a bonus CD with 15 songs from and inspired by the film (including works by Larry Gatlin and Charlie Daniels).

The DVD is available to pre-order now and for purchase online and in retail stores on May 7.

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