The humorous and heartwarming award-winning film, Dean, will arrive on DVD, Digital HD and On Demand August 29 from Lionsgate. Comedian and Emmy® nominee Demetri Martin (2004, Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program, TV’s “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”) stars alongside Academy Award® winner Kevin Kline (1988, Actor in a Supporting Role, A Fish Called Wanda) as a father and son who set out on their own paths to find a new normal following a life-changing event. The film’s all-star cast also includes Gillian Jacobs, Rory Scovel, Ginger Gonzaga, Screen Actors Guild Award® nominee Reid Scott (2012, Ensemble in a Comedy Series, TV’s “Veep”), and Academy Award® winner Mary Steenburgen (1981, Actress in a Supporting Role, Melvin and Howard). Written and directed by Demetri Martin, this comedy about loss, grief and the redemptive power of love won Best Narrative Feature at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival. Including two never-before-seen featurettes and a Q&A with Demetri Martin and Rory Scovel, the Dean DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $19.98.


Writer-director Demetri Martin stars alongside Academy Award® winner Kevin Kline (1988, Actor in a Supporting Role, A Fish Called Wanda) in this comedic and heartfelt film about a father and son coming to terms with love, loss, and everything in between. Following a life-shaking event, Dean (Martin), a New York illustrator, hops a transcontinental flight hoping to figure out his increasingly crazy world. While in Los Angeles, Dean unexpectedly discovers romance, hope, inspiration, and the importance of family.


  • “This Is a Movie: Making Dean” Featurette
  • “Drawing on Film: Stories About Dean” Featurette
  • Dean: Q&A with Demetri Martin and Rory Scovel


Demetri Martin TV’s “House of Lies,” “Our Fascinating Planet,” and “We Bare Bears”

Kevin Kline                  A Fish Called Wanda, Beauty and the BeastRicki and the Flash

Gillian Jacobs              TV’s “Community,” Netflix’s “Love,” Don’t Think Twice

Rory Scovel                TV’s “Ground Floor” and “Those Who Can’t”

Ginger Gonzaga          Ted, TV’s “Legit” and “Togetherness”

Reid Scott                    TV’s “Veep,” “The Big C” and “Motorcity”

Mary Steenburgen      Step Brothers, The Proposal, Netflix’s “Orange Is the New Black”


Year of Production: 2017
Title Copyright: Dean © 2016 Dean Film LLC. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2017 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Type: Theatrical Release
Rating: PG-13 for language and some suggestive material
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Indie
Closed Captioned: N/A
Subtitles: Spanish, English SDH
Feature Run Time: 93 minutes
DVD Format: 16×9 Widescreen 2.40:1 Presentation
DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio

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