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MIRAMAX PRESS RELEASE: Amelie


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#1 of 7 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted April 04 2002 - 08:38 AM

Nominated For 5 Academy Awardsâ and 1 Golden Globeâ, Miramax Home
Entertainment Proudly Presents The Magical and Heartwarming Journey
of...

AMELIÉ

AVAILABLE ON VIDEO AND DVD ON JULY 16


Burbank, CA -- April 2, 2002 - From Miramax Home Entertainment comes
the magical, journey AMELIÉ, arriving on video and DVD on July 16,
2002. Nominated for five Academy Awardsâ and one Golden Globe Award,
the critically acclaimed AMELIÉ stars newcomer Audrey Tautou in this
thoroughly charming feel-good tale. In French with English subtitles,
AMELIÉ features special DVD bonus materials and is priced to own at
$29.99 (SRP).

AMELIÉ was nominated for five 2002 Academy Awardsâ including "Best
Foreign Language Film," "Best Cinematography," "Best Sound," "Best
Original Screenplay" (co-written by the film's director Jean Pierre
Jeunet) and "Best Art Direction." The film was also nominated for a
2002 Golden Globe Award for "Best Foreign Language Film."
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AMELIÉ is the story of a young Parisian woman who is looking for love,
and perhaps for the meaning of life in general. Growing up in a
slightly dysfunctional family, Amelié is waiting tables in a tiny
Paris cafe and interacting in a curious fashion with her neighbors and
customers.

Amelié's life changes when she discovers the immense joy of bringing
happiness to others through random, anonymous and secret acts of
kindness. Her life goes on until she meets an intriguing young man
and must discover if she will find the same happiness for herself.

In French with English subtitles, AMELIÉ is rated "R" by the Motion
Picture Association of America (MPAA) "For Sexual Content" and has a
running time of 122 minutes.

Miramax Home Entertainment is distributed by Buena Vista Home
Entertainment, Inc, a recognized leader in the home entertainment
industry. Buena Vista Home Entertainment is the marketing, sales and
distribution company for Walt Disney, Touchstone, Hollywood Pictures,
Miramax and Buena Vista videocassette and DVD product. Buena Vista
Home Entertainment is a subsidiary of the Walt Disney Company.


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BONUS DVD MATERIALS

· The "AMELIÉ Effect" (English) Featurette
· The "Look of AMELIÉ" (English) Featurette
· Fantasies of Audrey Tautou (French with English subtitles)
· Q & A with Director Jean-Pierre Jeunet (English)
· Q & A with Director and Cast (French with English subtitles)
· Auditions -- Audrey Tautou, Urbain Cancelier, Yolande Moreau
· (French with English subtitles)
· Storyboard Comparison
· An Intimate Chat with Jean-Pierre Jeunet (French with
English subtitles)
· Home Movies - "Inside the Making of AMELIÉ" (French with
English subtitles)
· "A Quai" Music Video
· Trailers and TV Spots (French and U.S. trailers and TV
spots)
· Cast and Crew Filmographies (still pages)
· The AMELIÉ Scrapbook -- "Behind the Scenes," French Poster
Concepts,
· "The Garden Gnome's Travels" and Storyboards
· 2.35:1 aspect ratio enhanced for 16 x 9 televisions
· French with English subtitles; Dolby 5.1 surround, including
English-language DVD extras

 

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#2 of 7 OFFLINE   Jehan

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Posted April 04 2002 - 08:44 AM

This is a lot better than I expected Posted Image, hopefully we get a great A/V presentation from Miramax too. Yes!
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#3 of 7 OFFLINE   Julian Lalor

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Posted April 04 2002 - 09:36 AM

They must be cramming all this on to one DVD, which explains the absence of the audio commentary and DTS track. Which means, I 'll probably have to get the UK R2 DVD for DTS and commentary and the R1 for the other extras.

#4 of 7 OFFLINE   Rain

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Posted April 04 2002 - 09:38 AM

Is there any indication as to whether the English subs are going to be optional? (Yes, yes, I know I'm anal about this.)
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#5 of 7 OFFLINE   Roogs Benoit

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Posted April 04 2002 - 09:59 AM

I believe that there will be both an English and a French commentary.

#6 of 7 OFFLINE   Marc Colella

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Posted April 04 2002 - 11:06 AM

Would've been nice if they spread it across 2 discs.

#7 of 7 OFFLINE   Daniel P

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Posted April 04 2002 - 12:01 PM

Hey Roogs Benoit, what makes you think that there will be both an English and a French commentary?




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