Four more Signature Series titles from Lions Gate

­Lions Gate Home Entertainment have announced four more R1 titles coming to their Signature Series label on 9th September 2003. With a retail price of $14.99 each are The Cat's Meow, Lovely And Amazing and Once In The Life while a special two-disc unrated edition of Wayne Wang's Chinese Box will carry a slightly higher $19.99 retail tag. Full details on these releases follow...

Chinese Box - Set against the backdrop of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule, this gripping romantic drama from director Wayne Wang, tells the ill-fated story of John (Jeremy Irons), a British journalist living in Hong Kong who falls in love with Vivian (Gong Li), a bartender with a jaded past and ambitious plans for the future, leading to a brief but passionate affair despite inevitable change and unexpected obstacles.

  • 2-Disc Unrated Director's Cut
  • Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD2.0 Surround
  • English and Spanish subtitles
  • Director¹s Commentary
  • Wayne Wang's Never Before Seen Feature, "Life Is Cheap But Toilet Paper Is Expensive"
  • Wayne Wang's 1997 Home Movies Documentary
The Cat's Meow - Acclaimed director Peter Bogdanovich takes an extraordinary look at a fateful excursion aboard William Randolph Hearst's (Edward Herrman) private yacht in November 1924, which brought together some of the century's best-known personalities--actress Marion Davies (Kirsten Dunst), Charlie Chaplin (Eddie Izzard), film pioneer Thomas Ince (Cary Elwes), gossip columnist Louella Parsons (Jennifer Tilly) and eccentric British novelist Elinor Glyn (Joanna Lumley)--and resulted in a still-unsolved murder.
  • 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1 Surround
  • English and Spanish subtitles
  • Director¹s Commentary
  • Behind the Scenes
  • Restored 1916 Charlie Chaplin Short
  • Behind The Screen
  • Seein' Stars Newsreel from 1916
  • Sundance Channel presentation of "Anatomy of a Scene"
Lovely and Amazing - Jane Marks (Brenda Blethyn) is the matriarch of a confused trio of daughters, who seem to have nothing in common except for a peculiar sort of idealism--a heady brew of vanity, insecurity and humor--each of whom is seeking redemption in her own haphazard way.
  • Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1 Surround
  • English and Spanish subtitles
  • Cast & Crew Interviews
Once in the Life - Laurence Fishburne directs and stars in this explosive tale of street-smart brothers who retreat to an abandoned New York building in the aftermath of a drug heist gone sour--made all the worse by one of the brothers' former partner, who escalates the jam into a three-way confrontation testing the bonds of loyalty, brotherhood and love.
  • Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1 Surround
  • English, French and Spanish subtitles
  • Director's Commentary







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