4 Gay and Lesbian themed films from New Line

New Line Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of four gay and lesbian themed films in time for Gay Pride Month in June. Arriving on 4th May 2004 with a retail price of $19.97 each are...

Torch Song Trilogy - Harvey Fierstein (Duplex, Mrs. Doubtfire) wrote and stars in the groundbreaking film adaptation of his smash Tony Award® winning play Torch Song Trilogy. In this sometimes humorous but always poignant story, Fierstein plays Arnold, a female impersonator and nightclub singer, who must learn to deal not only with his unaccepting mother, played by Academy Award® winner Anne Bancroft (The Miracle Worker, The Graduate), but also with the three loves of his life – his first lover Ed (Brian Kerwin, Jack, The Myth of Fingerprints); Alan, the lover he lost, played by multiple Tony Award® winner Matthew Broderick (Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, The Stepford Wives 2004); and David (Eddie Castrodad), the boy he wants to adopt. Arnold learns the true definition of love through his interactions with each of these characters.

  • Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DTS, DD5.1 and DD2.0 Surround
  • English and Spanish subtitles
  • Audio commentary with actor/writer Harvey Fierstein
  • Theatrical trailer
Love! Valour! Compassion! - Multiple Emmy and Golden Globe nominee and Tony Award® winner Jason Alexander (TV’s “Seinfeld”, Shallow Hal) joins the original off-Broadway cast for the film adaptation of Terrence McNally’s Tony Award® winning play Love! Valour! Compassion! (Best Play – 1995). Eight gay men spend three summer holiday weekends together at a rural country house. What transpires is a tender, humorous and poignant story about love, valour and compassion among friends. In this 1997 film version, John Glover (TV’s “Smallville”, Batman & Robin) resumes his Tony Award® winning performance (Best Actor in a Featured Role – Play) as a pair of twin brothers and re-joins other original cast members Stephen Spinella (And the Band Played On), Justin Kirk (from HBO’s Golden Globe winning film Angels In America), Randy Becker (Lie Down With Dogs), John Benjamin Hickey (TV’s “It’s All Relative”, Life With Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows) and Stephen Bogardus (TV’s “Another World”).
  • Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1 and DD2.0 Surround
  • English and Spanish subtitles
  • Theatrical trailer
The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls In Love - Winner of the Outstanding Independent Film Award at the 1996 GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Media Awards, The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls In Love tells the story of Randy (Laurel Holloman from Showtime’s new lesbian drama “The L Word”) and Evie (Nicole Parker, Boogie Nights, Showtime’s “Soul Food”), two high school girls from the opposite sides of the tracks. From the clothes they wear, the friends they associate with, their economic backgrounds and their tastes in music, Randy and Evie have almost nothing in common. After a chance encounter, the two girls become inseparable friends. As their friendship blossoms into something greater, will their love be strong enough to overcome their own differences and stand up to the negativity of family and friends?
  • Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1 and DD2.0 Surround
  • English and Spanish subtitles
  • Audio commentary with director Maria Maggenti
  • Theatrical Trailer
Three Of Hearts - Kelly Lynch (Charlie’s Angels, Drugstore Cowboy) stars as heartbroken nurse Connie, who has just been dumped by her girlfriend Ellen (Golden Globe nominee Sherilyn Fenn, Wild At Heart, TV’s “Twin Peaks”). Determined to win back Ellen’s love, Connie enlists the services of a down-on-his-luck male escort named Joe (William Baldwin, Sliver, Backdraft) to woo Ellen and ultimately break her heart, forcing her back into Connie’s loving and awaiting arms. Will Connie’s scheming and manipulation work to her advantage, or will her plan backfire, igniting unforeseen passions between Joe and Ellen? Not everything is as it seems in this romantic comedy. Three of Hearts also features Emmy winner Joe Pantoliano (The Matrix, HBO’s “The Sopranos”) as Joe’s boss, Mickey.
  • Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DTS, DD5.1 and DD2.0 Surround
  • English and Spanish subtitles
  • Alternate Ending
  • Theatrical Trailer

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