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    Unique ID Code: 0000029758
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 30/1/2002 21:32
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    Glass House, The (US)

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    Be Careful Who You Trust
    Certificate: PG-13
    Running Time: 107 mins
    Retail Price: $27.96
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    When Ruby (LeeleeSobieski) and Rhett`s (Trevor Morgan) parents are killed in a car accident, their carefree teenage lives are suddenly shattered. Moving to an incredible house in Malibu with the Glasses - old friends of the family - seems to be the beginning of a new life for them. But Ruby soon stumbles upon information that leads her to suspect that her new legal guardians might somehow be responsible for her parents` deaths. Now she finds herself all alone in a duel of wits with the ruthless and terrifying couple - and she`s the only thing standing between them and her $4 million inheritance. Prepare yourself for a wild and intense thrill ride in this mesmerizing chiller!

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Director & Writer Commentary
    Deleted Scene with Optional Director & Writer Commentary
    Exclusive Filmmaker Interviews
    Theatrical Trailers
    Production Notes

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1
    Pan & Scan 1.33:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 English
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 French

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Daniel Sackheim

    Written By:

    Trevor Morgan
    Kathy Baker
    Bruce Dern
    Stellan Skarsgård
    Diane Lane
    Leelee Sobieski

    Casting By:
    Mary Vernieu
    Anne McCarthy
    Betty Mae
    Felicia Fasano

    Soundtrack By:
    Christopher Young

    Director of Photography:
    Alar Kivilo

    Howard E. Smith

    Costume Designer:
    Chrisi Karvonides-Dushenko

    Production Designer:
    Jon Gary Steele

    Heather Zeegen
    Neal H. Moritz

    Executive Producer:
    Michael I. Rachmil

    Columbia / Tristar

    Your Opinions and Comments

    8 / 10
    A really good thriller that kept me glued to the screen for its entire 107 minutes.
    The video transfer is very good. Both the widescreen and fullscreen transfers reveal no compression signs. The indoor scenes are beautifully shot with the ripples from the pool reflecting on the walls of the Glass` house. Truly beautiful.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is good. The surrounds are used occasionally to enhance the atmosphere but they are never over-used. The musical score is hauntingly good.
    The menus are still with music.
    The extras include a commentary, a deleted scene and some interviews.
    Bottom line - a very good and enjoyable thriller with good performances by Skarsgard and Sobieski (who looks just like Helen Hunt back in her youths).
    posted by Zvi Josef on 30/1/2002 23:12