Nobel Son DVD Contest

Seat42f and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment have teamed up to give THREE lucky winners a copy of Nobel Son on DVD. For a chance to win leave a comment below with why you want to add Nobel Son to your DVD collection. Only one entry per person. Contest ends June 9th. Winners will be notified on June 10th via email so make sure to use a valid email address when you post your comment. Open to US residents only.

A venomous tale of familial dysfunction, lust, betrayal and revenge, Nobel Son, a “flashy and eccentric thriller” (Los Angeles Times) arriving on DVD June 9th from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.  Receiving critical acclaim during the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival, Nobel Son follows Barkley Michaelson, a 20 something-year-old in a life rut struggling to finish his Ph.D thesis.  Always cast in the shadow of his highly accomplished father Eli Michaelson, the estranged relationship between father and son is complicated further when Barkley is kidnapped on the eve of Eli winning a Nobel Prize in chemistry for a ransom of $2,000,000 (the amount won as a recipient of the prize).  When his father refuses to pay, it starts a game of intrigue and deception.

“An outrageously entertaining ride” (, Nobel Son features a stellar ensemble cast and crew directed by Randall Miller (Bottle Shock) including Golden Globe® winner* Alan Rickman (Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street), Bryan Greenberg (Bride Wars), Eliza Dushku (“Dollhouse”), Shawn Hatosy (“Southland”), Oscar®-winner** Mary Steenburgen (Four Christmases), Bill Pullman, Ted Danson and Danny Devito.  Featuring original music from composers Mark Adler (Bottle Shock) and Paul Oakenfold (The Matrix Reloaded), the film includes tracks from Spitfire, Chemical Brothers and Groove Armada.  The Nobel Son DVD special features includes cast and crew commentary, deleted scenes, an alternate ending and much more, and will be available for the suggested retail price of $19.98 U.S.


On the eve of Barkley Michaelson’s father receiving the Nobel Prize, Barkley is kidnapped and the requested ransom is the $2,000,000 in Nobel Prize money. When his father refuses to pay it starts a venomous tale of familial dysfunction, lust, betrayal and ultimately revenge. Featuring an ensemble cast starring Alan Rickman, Bryan Greenberg, Mary Steenburgen, Shawn Hatosy, Bill Pullman, Ted Danson, Danny Devito and Eliza Dushku.