Schindler's List in April
Universal Home Video have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Schindler’s List for 12th April 2004 with a retail price of £24.99. Spielberg's Oscar winning film will receive the two-disc special edition treatment boasting digitally re-mastered picture with 5.1 Dolby Digital and DTS Surround sound. Exclusive bonus material for the set has been produced in conjunction with the Shoah foundation, an organisation established after the launch of the film to preserve testimonies of Holocaust survivors and witnesses (For further information see Shoah Foundation fact sheet). Bonus material includes; Voices from the List, a moving 77-minute documentary offering never-before-seen testimonies from actual Schindler survivors. Also included is The Shoah Foundation Story with Steven Spielberg, a 12-minute behind-the-scenes look at works and accomplishments of the survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation.
A Limited Edition Collector’s Gift Set (£49.99) will also be available featuring an attractive case enclosing Schindler’s List: Images of the Steven Spielberg Film, a book of powerful images photographed by David James. Included in the book is an introduction from Steven Spielberg, where he details the impact making the film had on his life. Also included is the films haunting and emotive CD soundtrack, which showcases the incredible performance of renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman. The gift set also includes a two disc special edition DVD, a limited edition numbered film senitype and a certificate of authenticity.