CTHV Press Release: " Adaptation" (Superbit)

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  1. Ronald Epstein

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    Nicolas Cage, Merly Streep and Chris Cooper star in Director
    Spike Johnze's Critically Acclaimed Comedy

    Debuting on Superbit DVD May 20

    Winner of Two Golden Globe Awards for Best Supporting
    Actress (Streep) and Best Supporting Actor (Cooper)

    Nominated for Four Academy Awards Including Best
    Supporting Actress (Streep), Best Actor (Cage), Best
    Supporting Actor (Cooper) and Best Adapted Screenplay

    * * * * Culver City, CA (March 10, 2003) - Hollywood superstars Nicolas
    Cage (Gone in
    60 Seconds), Meryl Streep (The Hours) and Chris Cooper (American Beauty)
    star in
    ADAPTATION, the critically acclaimed, wildly unconventional and fresh
    comedy from off-
    beat director Spike Jonze (Being John Malkovich), debuting on Superbit
    DVD and
    videocassette May 20 from Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment.

    * * * * Topping over 150 critics' Best Films of 2002 lists, ADAPTATION
    became one of the
    best-reviewed films of the year. *Jeffrey Lyons of WNBC-TV hailed is a
    "quirky, daring and
    edgy" "grimly funny" (Washington Post), "bewilderingly brilliant" (Roger
    Ebert, Chicago
    Sun Times) and "smart, inventive, passionate and rip-roaringly funny"
    (Rolling Stone).

    * * * * Nominated for four Academy Awards, for Best Actor (Cage), Best
    Actress (Streep), Best Supporting Actor (Cooper) and Best Adapted
    ADAPTATION has also garnered two Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting
    Actor and
    Best Supporting Actress. *The witty screenplay, written by Charlie
    Kaufman (Being John
    Malkovich, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind), has been honored with Best
    Awards from the National Board of Review, the New York Film Critics
    Circle, the Broadcast
    Film Critics Association, the Writers Guild of America and the Online
    Film Critics Society,
    among others.

    * * * * ADAPTATION stars Cage as Charlie Kaufman, a confused and cynical
    screenwriter overwhelmed by feelings of inadequacy, sexual frustration,
    self-loathing and by
    the screen-writing ambitions of his freeloading twin brother Donald
    (also played by Cage).
    While struggling to adapt the non-fiction book "The Orchid Thief" by
    author Susan Orlean
    (Streep), which is the story of an exotic orchid collector/poacher John
    Laroche (Cooper),
    Kaufman's life spins from pathetic to bizarre. *The lives of all these
    eccentric characters
    become strangely intertwined as each one's search for passion collides
    with the others. *One
    story - four lives - a million ways it can end!


    * * * * Digitally Mastered Audio & Anamorphic Video
    * * * * Remastered in High Definition
    * * * * Widescreen Presentation
    * * * * Audio: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), English DTS, English DS,
    French (Dobly Digital 5.1)
    * * * * Subtitles: English, French
    * * * * Theatrical Trailer
    * * * * Filmographies
    * * * * Interactive Menus
    * * * * Scene Selections

    Rated R
    Closed Captioned
    Running Time: 115 Minutes
    VHS Cat # 07283 / UPC Code: #0-43396-07283-1
    VHS Spanish Subtitles Cat # 07605 / UPC Code: #0-43396-07605-1
    Superbit DVD Cat # 07601 / UPC Code: #0-43396-07601-3
    VHS Order Date: 04/29/03
    DVD Order Date: 04/17/03
    DVD SLP: $26.95; VHS rental
  2. RobertCharlotte

    RobertCharlotte Supporting Actor

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    Surely there will be an SE of this, though, right?

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