Don’t Take Me Home – a film that charts Wales’ jubilant Euro 2016 debate has left into a DVD charts during series one – before it has even been strictly released.
The movie, named after a signature intone of Wales’ unassailable army of football fans, a Red Wall – will be expelled on DVD on Monday and it appears that fans can’t get adequate of a film that was hugely renouned when it was expelled in cinemas progressing this year.
It was an tour of epic proportions, an loser story estimable of a blockbuster movie. Lucky afterwards that Wales’ implausible tour to a semi-finals of a 2016 European Championships was ideally prisoner in a documentary from Merthyr-born Jonny Owen – described by The Guardian as “football’s biggest filmmaker”.
The film tells a story of a conspicuous few weeks in France as Wales shook a footballing universe and as story unfolds on shade a film focuses on a players, manager and supporters who played their partial in formulating a biggest moments in Welsh football history.
Now a DVD recover sits during series one in a Amazon Sports DVD charts, while a Blu-Ray chronicle is also a fourth biggest-selling recover in a tip 5 that also includes releases from Manchester United and a British and Irish Lions.
“I’m so gratified to see a film about a Welsh football group on tip of a charts,” pronounced Jonny, who is tough during work on his undisclosed new football project, “It’s been a illusory time for us and we overtly consider we are vital in a time of a biggest ever football team. Let’s bite and suffer each second of it, we merit it.
“When we done a film we couldn’t assistance though get unequivocally trustworthy to a players. Even some-more than we did final summer – that we suspicion would be impossible, though they unequivocally are a superb garland and have a good comradery.
“I consider that came from a adversity they went through. I’ve attempted to get that over in a film. Tell a story of where they came from. It’s conspicuous that they were a lowest ranked Welsh group ever and rose to be a highest.
“A year after and people are still articulate about it. That’s wonderful. we wish this film can assistance them relive it too. That was my aim anyway.”
He added: “I have to appreciate everybody for their unimaginable support generally a FAW. When they asked me to make a film they left me alone. They’d seen (Jonny’s prior we Believe In Miracles and pronounced they wanted me to make a film we wanted. They were as good as their word. In fact they didn’t see it until a Premier! Ha. That’s a truth.
“It was a best summer of my life.”
Don’t Take Home is out on DVD and Blu-Ray on Monday, Jul 3.