Release Date: 11/13/2007 Original Release: 1977 Format: DVD Length: 404 minutes Rating:PG (MPAA) Rating Reason: For some intense sci-fi action, mild language and thematic elements UPC: 043396212688 Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Close Encounters of the Third Kind 30th Anniversary Edition; 3-Disc Set DVD Description
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND is Steven Spielberg's extraordinary film about a man named Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) who becomes obsessed with meeting extraterrestrials after encountering a UFO on an abandoned road one night. Against the wishes of his wife (Teri Garr) and children, Neary, along with another witness to the sighting (Melinda Dillon), travels to a mysterious mountain where the government has built a landing strip hoping to attract the aliens. Director François Truffaut costars as Claude Lacombe, one of the organizers of the project. Spielberg hoped to follow up the huge success of JAWS with a low-budget film that would be an easy shoot, but, thanks in part to the complicated special effects, CLOSE ENCOUNTERS quickly snowballed into being an expensive endeavor but a commercial and artistic success. No one who has seen the film has ever looked at a plate of mashed potatotes the same way again.
3-Disc Set Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85 Full Frame - 1.33 Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French, Spanish DTS 5.1 - English, French, Spanish Subtitles - Chinese, English, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai - Optional Additional Release Material: Behind the Scenes: Making Of Featurette: 1. "Steven Spielberg: 30 Years of Close Encounters" 2. "Watch the Skies"
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