CTHE Press Release: Secret Window

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  1. Ronald Epstein

    Ronald Epstein Founder

    Jul 3, 1997
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    "Two Thumbs Up!" *-Ebert & Roeper

    "Johnny Depp gives another perfect performace." *-Steve Oldfield, FOX-TV

    Academy Award®-Nominee for Best Actor, Pirates of the Caribbean: The
    Curse of the Black Pearl, 2004, Johnny Depp Headlines the Pulse-Pounding
    Suspense Thriller Based on the Acclaimed Novel by Stephen King

    Premiering on DVD and VHS June 22

    * * * * Culver City, CA (April 19, 2004) - Some windows should never be opened! *Debuting #1
    at the box-office during it's first week of release, the psychological thriller SECRET WINDOW is a
    terrifying journey into one man's personal nightmares, starring the most in-demand male star of
    the year in another off-beat performance, Academy Award®-nominee Johnny Depp (The Pirates
    of the Caribbean, Once Upon a Time in Mexico). *Reminiscent of a classic Hitchcock thriller, the
    box-office hit SECRET WINDOW will debut June 22 on DVD and VHS from Columbia TriStar
    Home Entertainment.

    Based on the best-selling suspense-filled novel "Secret Window, Secret Garden" by
    Stephen King and directed by master of suspense David Koepp (Stir of Echoes, writer of Panic
    Room), SECRET WINDOW also stars John Turturro (Mr. Deeds, Barton Fink), Maria Bello (The
    Cooler, Auto Focus), Charles Dutton (Gothika, Against the Ropes) and Academy Award®-
    winner for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in Ordinary People, 1981, Timothy Hutton. *

    Mort Rainey (Johnny Depp), an eccentric writer just coming off of a troublesome divorce
    with his ex-wife, Amy (Marla Bello), finds himself stalked at his remote lake house by a
    psychotic stranger named John Shooter (John Turturro) who claims Mort stole his best story
    idea, changing just the ending for his version. *As his wife pushes Mort to finalize their divorce
    and Shooter systematically destroys his life, he struggles to restore order to an increasingly
    insane situation. *Mort discovers that this story holds a deadly secret that comes to life, a secret
    that even he can't imagine, that will force his life to spiral out of control, ultimately leading to a
    shocking twist ending that will leave audiences gasping.

    * * * * Four Deleted Scenes
    * * * * The Making of Secret Window: the documentary is split into 3 parts.
    * * * * From Book to Film, focuses on director David Koepp's challenge to adapt the Stephen
    * * * * King Novella into a film.
    * * * * A Look Through It, is about the filmmaking process itself, and
    * * * * Secrets Revealed, gets into how Koepp reveals who the Johnny Depp character really is.
    * * * * Feature Audio Commentary From Director David Koepp
    * * * * Animatics: Animated storyboards the director created before shooting the film
    * * * * Digitally Mastered Audio & Anamorphic Video
    * * * * Remastered in High Definition
    * * * * Widescreen Presentation
    * * * * Audio: *English and French (Dolby Digital 5.1)
    * * * * Subtitles: *English, French
    * * * * Bonus Trailers
    * * * * Scene Selections

    Marketing Support
    * * * * Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment will support the release of SECRET WINDOW
    with a thrilling multi-million dollar media campaign, with targeted ad buys reaching millions of
    consumer impressions on national TV, print, online outlets and radio promotion in top 35

    Rated PG-13
    Closed Captioned
    Running Time: 96 Minutes
    VHS Catalog #03661 / UPC Code: 0-43396-03661-1
    DVD Catalog #03663 / UPC Code: 0-43396-03663-5
    DVD Order Date: 05/20/04
    VHS Order Date: 06/01/04
    SLP: $28.95 DVD; VHS rental
  2. ZacharyTait

    ZacharyTait Cinematographer

    Aug 10, 2003
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    This a terrific movie with another wonderful performance from Johnny Depp. I'll be picking up this disc. I can already hear my wallet groaning. [​IMG]

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