There are Deleted Scenes each presented with Optional Commentary by the Director. 'You're not a Real number' is a little over a minute long and has Catherine talking to her dead father a bit more, 'Harold Dobbs exists!' runs at nearly five minutes in length and an extended sequence with more of Catherine being oppressed by her misguided sister and 'Are you having an affair?' is a flashback to her college years where you can see that her preoccupation with her father's wellbeing is not only ruining her academic progress but also stifling her social progress. None of them were really worth keeping in, although more Anthony Hopkins would not have been a bad thing. Madden's commentary adds little to the proceedings other than to say that the scenes were largely repetitive.
There is also a Making-Of Featurette entitled From Stage to Screen, which lasts nearly ten minutes and has interview comments from the Director, some of his crew and the main cast, including Anthony Hopkins, Gwyneth Paltrow and Jake Gyllenhaal. Unfortunately they start by spending a little too long discussing things that you would have already gleaned from watching the movie itself, as well as showing you overlong sequences from the final movie. Eventually we get into some behind the scenes footage and there are a few nice segments about the history of the project and how it all came together, rounding it off as a much better Featurette than you would have expected from the start.
Finally there are trailers on disc startup for the powerful new Robert Redford/Morgan Freeman drama An Unfinished Life and a couple of romantic comedies - Shadows in the Sun and Everything you Want, as well as Johnny Knoxville's comedy-drama Daltry Calhoun.
Proof is an engaging psychological thriller sporting some interesting performances from both Gwyneth Paltrow and Jake Gyllenhaal, as well as the solid support of heavyweight Anthony Hopkins. Paltrow is clearly the star and fans of hers should definitely investigate this movie further. The video and audio presentation are perfectly in-line with the content and we get a few worthy extras to complete the release. Those who like this sort of psychological drama/thriller (like A Beautiful Mind) or fans of the main performers should check this out, I'm sure you will not be disappointed.
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