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    Unique ID Code: 0000011265
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    Added on: 27/11/2000 07:45
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    Prince Of Egypt, The (DTS) (US)

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    Two brothers united by friendship divided by destiny
    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 99 mins
    Retail Price: $26.99
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    An epic adventure and milestone in cinematic achievement, The Prince of Egypt has captivated movie audiences the world over, becoming one of the top animated films of all time. Unparalleled artistry and powerful Academy Award-winning music bring this beloved story to life as never before, with unforgettable characters voiced by a roster of stars as impressive as any ever assembled for a feature film.

    This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers, one born of royal blood, one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the truth will ultimately set them at odds, as one becomes the ruler of the most powerful empire on earth, the other the chosen leader of his people. Their final confrontation will forever change their lives - and the world.

    Both spectacular entertainment and a celebration of the human spirit, The Prince of Egypt stands as a classic for the ages, for audiences of every generation to enjoy and cherish.

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Audio Commentary with Directors Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner and Simon Wells
    "The Making Of The Prince Of Egypt"
    "When You Believe" Multi-Language Presentation
    Basics Of Animation "Chariot Race"
    Focus On Technical Effects
    The Prince Of Egypt Art Gallery
    2 Theatrical Trailers
    Cast & Filmmakers` Bios
    Production Notes
    Special Sneak Preview

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 English
    DTS 5.1 English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Simon Wells
    Steve Hickner
    Brenda Chapman

    Written By:

    Mel Brooks
    Jack Angel
    Martin Short
    Steve Martin
    Helen Mirren
    Patrick Stewart
    Danny Glover
    Jeff Goldblum
    Sandra Bullock
    Michelle Pfeiffer
    Ralph Fiennes
    Val Kilmer

    Casting By:
    Leslee Feldman

    Soundtrack By:
    Hans Zimmer
    Stephen Schwartz
    Rupert Gregson-Williams
    Harry Gregson-Williams

    Nick Fletcher

    Costume Designer:
    Kelly Asbury

    Production Designer:
    Darek Gogol

    Ron Rocha
    Sandra Rabins
    Penney Finkelman Cox

    Executive Producer:
    Steven Spielberg
    Jeffrey Katzenberg

    DreamWorks Pictures

    Your Opinions and Comments

    10 / 10
    I was so lucky.
    There was a DVD sale on one of the Internet stores here in Israel and I found "The Prince Of Egypt" for 26 US$. I was certain this is the DD 5.1 version but was thrilled when I saw it is a DTS one.
    You can see just how much I loved this movie by reading my review for the DD 5.1 version at: DiscIndex=478.
    I can only add that the sound quality of the DTS version is nothing short of incredible, perfect, splendid, divine. Honest. 1509 kbps of the purest sounds.
    Upon watching the movie for the 2nd time (now in DTS, though) I realized that Ofra Haza (a very loved Israeli singer who died of AIDS recently) sings throughout the movie (and not just on the 2nd scene, as I thought before). Although I was never a fan of her music, her voice is simply superb, touching and very emotional. You can take a glimpse of her during the presentation of the multi-language song.
    The last 30 seconds of the movie are simply incredible, music-wise. Play it at full volume and listen to the horns pan from the right surround to the left surround to the LFE and back again. Amazing.
    Do take the time and listen to the commentary. It is really brilliant.
    Don`t wait for an online sale to get this movie. Buy it now. It`s a real pearl.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 9/12/2000 01:10
    9 / 10
    I`d owned the dolby 5.1 version of this for some time before stumbling along the dts version whilst browsing through some import sites-and being impressed with the excellent dd5.1 transfer just had to give it a go.How glad i was!For those who say they can never tell the difference between the two sound formats,then this disc just has to be one of the most astounding demonstrations yet of just how good dts can be.Utilising the full bandwidth of the format(over 1000kps),the soundtrack helps to complement the wonderfully engaging story no end.Ok so the film may be a little too biblical for some,but when its presented as well as this who`s complaining?!
    Whilst the picture suffers from occasional colour blocking,the transfer remains rock solid and thoroughly impressive throughout,showing off the sumptuous animation superbly-and lending the cgi sequences that extra touch of sparkle that vhs can only dream of.Ive already mentioned the sound,but the highlight simply has to be the Red Sea sequence(try watching from chapter 25 onwards!)-strap down the cat,inform the neighbours,and just wait for the sonic blast that follows!the low end in particular is trouser flappingly deep,and the seperation between the 5 channels is a work of genius,with the awesome hans zimmer score piling on the already awesome av heap.
    You may have gathered by now that i rather like this disc,and thoroughly recommend that if you have a dts system,you just have to try this.Am i the only one who thinks the uk gets the bum deal on dts?if you have any comments let everyone know-Gladiator and chicken run is not enough!Til next time.....
    posted by Westy on 18/2/2001 18:59