Thursday, August 2, 2018

Keeping Faith on DVD

Acorn TV features the DVD/Blu-ray debut of the gripping Acorn TV Original Series KEEPING FAITH on July 24, 2018. Akin to Loch Ness and Broadchurch, this thriller was filmed back-to-back in Welsh and English and tells the story of lawyer, wife and mother Faith Howells (Eve Myles, Torchwood, Victoria, Broadchurch) as she fights to find the truth behind the sudden and unexpected disappearance of her husband. The DVD/Blu-ray 3-Disc Sets feature 8 episodes, plus bonus behind-the-scenes featurettes ($49.99, The Welsh version, Un Bore Mercher, was a huge success for S4C in Wales while the English-language version’s record-setting premiere on BBC Wales had a record 9.5 million downloads on BBC iPlayer. The series has already been renewed for a second season. Keeping Faith made its U.S. premiere in May 2018 on Acorn TV. Called a “glorious streaming service… an essential must-have” (The Hollywood Reporter), Acorn TV is North America’s most popular streaming service focused on British and international television from RLJ Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLJE).

Award-winning actress Eve Myles stars in this BBC thriller as Faith Howells, a fun-loving lawyer with a happy marriage and three children, enjoying an extended maternity leave from the law firm she founded with her husband, Evan (Bradley Freegard, EastEnders, Doctors). Then one day, Evan leaves for work but never arrives. Faith scrambles to handle the clients Evan left behind, all while trying to find out what happened to her husband. As the days go by with no sign of him, Faith becomes the police’s prime suspect, and her search for the truth leads her to the criminal underbelly of her quiet Welsh town. When long-buried family secrets come to light, Faith wonders if she ever really knew her husband at all.

Filmed on location along the stunning Welsh coast, this suspense-filled mystery also stars Mark Lewis Jones (Star Wars: The Last Jedi), Matthew Gravelle (Broadchurch), Eiry Thomas (The Indian Doctor), and Aneirin Hughes (Hinterland).

Street Date: July 24, 2018                 SRP: $49.99          Contains strong language, violence, and sexual situations

DVD 3-Disc Set: 8 episodes – Approx. 480 min., plus bonus – SDH Subtitles – UPC 054961266890

Blu-ray 3-Disc Set: 8 episodes – Approx. 480 min., plus bonus – SDH Subtitles – UPC 054961266999

Bonus: Behind-the-scenes featurettes (43 min.) and character introductions (5 min.)

My Thoughts

Keeping Faith is centers around a woman named Faith. She had everything. A successful career, a beautiful family, and a loving husband. Then one day, her husband vanishes. Faith struggles to keep their law firm going even though the police are looking at her as their number one suspect. The series includes eight episodes.

1  - Faith is enjoying her maternity leave, until her husband leaves for work and never comes back,

2- Faith finds a fake ID and wig in Evan's things, and she learns the law firm is in debt. She takes on a custody case for a reformed criminal.

3 - DI Williams is an old rival of Faith's and believes she's responsible for her husband's disappearance. Faith defends a priest accused of stealing.

4 - Faith takes her kids to a hotel after being threatened. She learns Evan had ties to a crime family.

5- Someone breaks into Faith's house. She talks to a dentist with ties to the crime family. She takes on a case for an old man fighting an eviction.

6 - Evans car is found at a suicide spot., and Faith is brought back in for questioning.

7 - Faith searches the phone of a former client and finds evidence he's connected to a car crash. Cerys tries to get Faith's kids back.

8 - Williams is arrested for fleeing a crime scene. Faith and Cerys fight for custody of the kids. Faith makes a deal with Williams.

This is a great series with lots of action and an awesome story line.  I can't wait to see what happens in the next episode. You can crab a copy of this awesome series on DVD for only $49.99 on Acorn Media It's also available on Amazon.