Tuesday, 29 May 2001
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND: COLLECTOR’S EDITION (Columbia/TriStar Home Entertainment) is a two-disc release of the 137-minute "director’s cut" of director Steven Spielberg’s 1977 hit about alien first contact with Earth, starring Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon and Francois Truffaut. Aspect ratio is 2.35:1; sound formats Are English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround and Spanish (format unspecified), with English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese and Thai subtitles. Extras include a feature-length making-of documentary, a 1977 making-of featurette, 11 deleted scenes, production notes and the theatrical trailer. MPAA rating is PG.