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    Added on: 10/9/2002 00:21
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    Others, The (2 disc set) (UK)

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    Sooner Or Later They Will Find You
    Certificate: 12
    Running Time: 104 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Nicole Kidman delivers an unforgettable performance in this scary and stylish suspense thriller, the first English language work by talented Spanish film-maker Alejandro Amenabar (Open Your Eyes, Tesis). While awaiting her husband`s return from the war, Grace (Kidman) and her two young children live an unusually isolated existence behind the locked doors and drawn curtains of a secluded island mansion. Then, after three mysterious servants arrive and it becomes chillingly clear that there is far more to this house than can be seen, Grace finds herself in a terrifying fight to save her children and keep her sanity. The unpredictable twists of and turns of The Others will keep you guessing...

    Special Features:
    Audio Commentary from Director
    Alejandro Amenabar
    Two Behind the Scenes Featurettes
    Director`s Interview
    Special Effects Featurette

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Directed By:
    Alejandro Amenábar

    Written By:

    Eric Sykes
    James Bentley
    Fionnula Flanagan
    Christopher Eccleston
    Alakina Mann
    Nicole Kidman

    Casting By:
    Jina Jay
    Shaheen Baig

    Soundtrack By:
    Alejandro Amenábar

    Director of Photography:
    Javier Aguirresarobe

    Nacho Ruiz Capillas

    Costume Designer:
    Sonia Grande

    Production Designer:
    Benjamín Fernández

    Park Sunmin
    Emiliano Otegui
    José Luis Cuerda
    Eduardo Chapero-Jackson
    Miguel Ángel González
    Fernando Bovaira

    Executive Producer:
    Bob Weinstein
    Harvey Weinstein
    Paula Wagner
    Rick Schwartz
    Tom Cruise

    Miramax Films

    Your Opinions and Comments

    8 / 10
    A truly superb movie with a stunning performance by Kidman (and the two kids, as well).
    This is a very stylish suspense thriller, with enough atmosphere (and scares) to last you a lifetime.
    The video transfer is very good. There are no compression signs even during the numerous dark scenes. The saturated colors within the house are contrasted by an almost greyscale outdoors with extremely desaturated colors. Simply brilliant!
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is great. The channel separation is very important in movies of this kind and I`m glad to report that in this case, the sound engineers did a terrific job. The surrounds are constantly helping to enhance the eery atmosphere in the house.
    The menus are animated with sound.
    The extras on the 2nd disc include a behind the scenes look, demonstrations on the special effects used in the movie (100% seamless - who could`ve thought these are actual visual effects), a documentary about the disease portrayed in the movie and a picture gallery. For a 2-disc set, the extras are somehow lacking.
    Bottom line - with an amazing storyline, scary atmosphere and brilliant performances, this is a movie to watch and a DVD to own.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 30/7/2003 18:04