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    Unique ID Code: 0000041030
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    Added on: 12/10/2002 20:28
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    From Hell (UK)

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    Only the legend will survive
    Certificate: 18
    Running Time: 121 mins
    Retail Price: £24.99
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    While Jack the Ripper ruled the streets of London, terror reigned. His crimes were unspeakable. His blood lust, unquenchable. His identity, unknown… until now! Johnny Depp and Heather Graham are riveting in this "engrossing, stylish thriller" (People Magazine). Directed by the Hughes Brothers (Dead Presidents, Menace II Society), From Hell "grips tighter than a chokehold and cuts as deep as a knife." (The Washington Post)

    Special Features:
    Disc One:
    Full-Length Commentary by Directors Albert and Allen Hughes, Screenwriter Rafael Yglesias, Cinematographer Peter Deming and Actor Robbie Coltrane
    Alternate Ending and Over 20 Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary by Albert Hughes

    Disc Two:
    "Jack the Ripper: 6 Degrees of Separation" Interactive Investigation
    "A View From Hell" HBO Featurette Hosted by Heather Graham
    "Tour of the Murder Sites" Hosted by the Hughes Brothers
    Behind-the-Scenes Featurette Hosted by Production Designer Martin Childs
    "Absinthe Makes the Heart Grow Fonder" Featurette
    Graphic Novel-to-Film Comparison
    Original Theatrical Trailer

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 Spanish
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 French

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Albert Hughes
    Allen Hughes

    Written By:

    Susan Lynch
    Lesley Sharp
    Robbie Coltrane
    Ian Richardson
    Ian Holm
    Heather Graham
    Johnny Depp

    Casting By:
    Sally Osoba
    Christian Kaplan
    Joyce Gallie

    Soundtrack By:
    Marilyn Manson
    Trevor Jones

    Director of Photography:
    Peter Deming

    Dan Lebental
    George Bowers

    Costume Designer:
    Kym Barrett

    Production Designer:
    Martin Childs

    Don Murphy
    Jane Hamsher

    Executive Producer:
    Amy Robinson
    Allen Hughes
    Albert Hughes
    Thomas M. Hammel

    Twentieth Century Fox

    Your Opinions and Comments

    8 / 10
    I had high expectations for this film. Top cast and very well directed. I loved the sets and the acting. Depp was fantastic and was well supported by Coltrane and Richardson. The romance with Heather Graham was silly and did not work at all.
    The script was good but there was something missing. The film just dragged on a bit too long and considering the subject matter, should have been more thrilling. It was entertaining but should have been even better. Sleepy Hollow is a similar film but much more entertaining.
    The disc is packed with extras. The commentaries are interesting and the numerous deleted scenes are a nice touch. Some decent featurettes as well. From Hell is a good DVD buy for the extras and well worth watching.
    posted by morpheus177 on 18/12/2002 16:30