Columbia Tristar December catalogue titles
have revealed the specs and artwork for several Region 1 catalogue titles due in December 2003...
9th December 2003: The Looking Glass War ($24.96) is the adaptation of John Le Carre's bestseller in which a Polish defector is promised political asylum if he will go back behind the Iron Curtain. This barebones release presents the film with a 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen transfer with optional English, Japanese, Korean and Spanish subtitles to accompany the English audio track.
16th December 2003: Henry Fool ($24.96) will be presented in 1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen with English DD2.0 Stereo audio.
23rd December 2003: Nil By Mouth ($29.95) - The dramatically brutal life of a family struggling to get by in South London is unflinchingly depicted in Gary Oldman's debut feature as writer/director. In a moving performance for which she was named Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival, Kathy Burke stars with Ray Winstone, Charlie Creed-Miles, Laila Morse and Edna Dore in this story of love, dependency, abuse and poverty. NIL BY MOUTH features an acclaimed musical score by Eric Clapton.
- 1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
- English DD2.0 Surround
- English subtitles
($19.95) - This is actually Jackie Chans big period piece Miracles renamed for this new DVD release from Columbia Tristar that presents the film (127mins) on a double sided disc (Widescreen on Side A, Full Screen on Side B). Other features include:
- Cantonese (Mono)
- Isolated Music Score
- English, French and Spanish subtitles
- Theatrical Trailers
For the Jackie Chan fans out there we can reveal that his latest effort, The Medallion, will arrive on 23rd December 2003 with a retail price of $28.95. Look out for the official announcement with full details at a later date...