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    Unique ID Code: 0000007454
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 30/7/2000 01:43
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    Postman, The (UK)

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    The year is 2013. One man walked in off the horizon and hope came with him
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 170 mins
    Retail Price: £15.99
    Release Date:

    In 2013, there are no highways and no dreams of a better tomorrow - only scattered survivors across what was once the United States. Into this apocalyptic wasteland comes an enigmatic drifter with a mule, a knack for Shakespeare and something yet undiscovered: the power to inspire hope.

    `Dances with Wolves` double Academy Award winner Kevin Costner directs and plays a wayfarer in a world where might takes right - but is destined to lead a heroic rebellion where right makes might. Sweeping battle scenes, breathtaking wilderness vistas and touching moments of personal triumph combine to ensure "The Postman delivers!" (Jay Carr, The Boston Globe).

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Production Notes
    Special Effects: "The Postman`s CGI Route"

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Letterbox 2.35:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Kevin Costner

    Written By:

    Olivia Williams
    Larenz Tate
    Will Patton
    Kevin Costner

    Casting By:
    Mindy Marin

    Soundtrack By:
    James Newton Howard

    Director of Photography:
    Stephen F. Windon

    Peter Boyle

    Costume Designer:
    John Bloomfield

    Production Designer:
    Ida Random

    Jim Wilson
    Steve Tisch
    Kevin Costner
    Lester Berman

    Warner Bros

    Your Opinions and Comments

    9 / 10
    What a nice surprise - an excellent movie.
    I`m no Kevin Costner fan, that`s for sure, but there is simply not a single bad thing I can say about this movie.
    Though the movie is categorized as an "Adventure" type, it is also a bit of drama and sci-fi. The sad thing is, that this movie might become true in the near future.
    The transfer is simply amazing. The visuals in the movie are so stunning and Warner made sure that the transfer is flawless. And it is. Perfection.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is excellent as well. The usage of the surrounds is mostly noticeable during the gunshot scenes and the galloping scenes.
    The production notes are very extensive and give you a lot of the ideas behind the movie. Very well put.
    The CG section is also very nice.
    All in all, a great movie. Trust me - its three hours running time will pass instantly. Don`t miss it.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 31/7/2000 01:06
    7 / 10
    Doesn`t quite come off. Entertaining romp though.
    posted by Richard73 on 17/10/2000 00:11