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    Unique ID Code: 0000079546
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    Added on: 3/1/2006 13:57
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    Village, The (UK)

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    Run. The truce is ending
    Certificate: 12
    Running Time: 107 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    The people of a late nineteenth century village have built an harmonious and idyllic community in a beautiful setting. However, the surrounding woods contain creatures of an unknown origin refered to as "those we don`t speak of". Lucius Hunt (Joaquin Phoenix) is curious about the outside world but the council of elders advise him to stay at home. Lucius` strength is matched only by Ivy Walker (Bryce Dallas Howard) a beautiful young blind woman. Her devotion eventually leads her down a forbidden path where terrifying truths are revealed. Has the truce between the villagers and the creatures come to an end?

    Special Features:
    Deconstructing The Village. Deleted scenes (11:30). Bryce`s Diary. M. Night`s Home Movie. Production photo gallery.

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    M. Night Shyamalan

    Written By:

    Sigourney Weaver
    William Hurt
    Adrien Brody
    Joaquin Phoenix
    Bryce Dallas Howard

    Your Opinions and Comments

    8 / 10
    I had high expectations from this movie (being a fan of Shyamalan), and boy - was I in for a surprise! The movie actually exceeded my expectations.
    The story is very nicely presented and while not being too horrifying, it manages to create a truly creepy and eerie atmosphere of uncertainty.
    The video transfer is very good. The colors are beautifully presented and no compression signs nor scratches can be spotted.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is very good, too. The surrounds are nicely used and create a very powerful (and truly scary) atmosphere.
    The menus are nicely animated with sound.
    The extras include a picture gallery, 5 deleted scenes, a behind the scenes featurette and an early movie from the director.
    Bottom line - an excellent movie with some brilliant performance and an intense atmosphere. What a way to start 2006. Happy new year!
    posted by Zvi Josef on 6/1/2006 16:56