CTHV Press Release: "Blind Date"

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  1. Ronald Epstein

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    FROM ACCLAIMED DIRECTOR BLAKE EDWARDS COMES:

    BLIND DATE to Debut on DVD

    February 5, 2002

    Bruce Willis and Academy Award?-Winner Kim Basinger Star Alongside

    John Laroquette, William Daniels and Phil Hartman

    Culver City, Ca (11/29/01) - Blind Date, director Blake Edwards'

    (Academy

    Award?-nominee Victor Victoria) sexy comedy caper about a beautiful

    alcoholic

    who turns a perfect workaholic's life into shambles, will debut on DVD

    February

    5, 2002. The film stars Academy Award?-winner Kim Basinger (L.A.

    Confidential), Bruce Willis (Bandits), Emmy Award-winner John Laroquette

    (TV's

    Night Court), Emmy Award-winner William Daniels (TV's St. Elsewhere) and

    Phil

    Hartman (TV's News Radio).

    Synopsis

    When Walter Davis (Willis) is set up with gorgeous Nadia Gates

    (Basinger), the

    perfect BLIND DATE dissolves into disaster. Walter invites beautiful

    southern

    belle Nadia to a button-down corporate dinner, expecting to impress his

    associates with this dazzling beauty. But all hell breaks loose when

    Nadia has

    "one too many" and reduces the evening, and Walter's career, to

    shambles. Bad

    turns to worse when Nadia's insanely jealous ex-beau (Laroquette)

    discovers

    them together and decides to annihilate Walter. Can true love blossom

    amidst

    this hilarious havoc? Will Nadia and Walter ever get down to courting

    each other

    instead of courting disaster?

    DVD ADDED VALUE ELEMENTS

    * Digitally Mastered Audio and Anamorphic Video

    * Remastered in High Definition

    * Widescreen and Full Screen Presentations

    * Audio: English (Dolby Surround) and French

    * Subtitles: English, French. Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and

    Thai

    * Bonus Trailer

    * Scene Selections

    Rated PG13

    Color

    Closed-Captioned

    95 Minutes

    DVD #07746

    UPC: 0-43396-07746-1

    DVD Order Date: 1/8/02

    DVD SLP: $24.95
     
  2. Christian Preischl

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    Hi,

    well, as expected, not much in the way of extras there. But I'll definitely pick this one up. Never had an LD player, so this will be the first time I can enjoy Blind Date in its OAR. Can't wait.

    Chris
     
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    Bah! I thought it was the announcement of the hilarious Blind Date TV show series for a DVD. THat thing makes me never want to date again.

    /shudders

    My wife is so like the Nadia character (yes even in the looks dept) it's not even funny. Give her a drink and all hell ensues. heh.
     

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