Close encounters of the third kind
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Format
DVD
Edition
Thirtieth anniversary ultimate edition.
Physical Desc
3 videodiscs (approximately 404 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
043396212688

Notes

General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1977.
General Note
Special features: Steven Spielberg: 30 years of Close encounters; "Close encounters of the third kind making of" documentary; 1977 featurette "Watch the skies; " a view from above: feature comparison poster.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Vilmos Zsigmond ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, John Williams ; visual effects, Douglas Trumbull.
Participants/Performers
Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon, François Truffaut.
Description
Roy Neary is a cable worker who, along with several others, become stunned bystanders who have experienced a close encounter of the first kind - witnessing UFOs soar across the sky. After this life-changing event, the inexplicable vision of a strange, mountain-like formation haunts him. He becomes obsessed with discovering what it represents. Meanwhile, bizarre occurrences are happening around the world. Government agents have close encounters of a second kind - discovering physical evidence of extraterrestrial visitors in the form of a lost fighter aircraft from World War II and a stranded military ship that disappeared decades earlier only to suddenly reappear in unusual places. Roy continues to chase his vision to a remote area where he and the agents follow the clues that have drawn them to reach a site where they will have a close encounter of the third kind - contact.
System Details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, remastered in High Definition.
Language
English (DTS 5.1, Dolby 5.1), dubbed French (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, Chinese, English, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish or Thai subtitles; closed captioned.
Local note
DVD

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APA Citation (style guide)

Phillips, J., Phillips, M., Spielberg, S., Dreyfuss, R., Garr, T., Dillon, M., Truffaut, F., & Williams, J. (2007). Close encounters of the third kind (Thirtieth anniversary ultimate edition.). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Julia Phillips et al.. 2007. Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Culver City, Calif.: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Julia Phillips et al.. Close Encounters of the Third Kind Culver City, Calif.: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2007.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Phillips, Julia, et al. Close Encounters of the Third Kind Thirtieth anniversary ultimate edition., Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2007.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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