Company: Columbia/TriStar.
Date: February 2000.
Subject: Columbia TriStar April DVD Releases.

Experience The Visually Spectacular With 
Columbia TriStarís April DVD Line-Up

As summer comes to an end, Columbia TriStar has an enthralling line up of DVD titles to enjoy on those cooler evenings. 

Columbia TriStarís April DVD line up is packed with drama, adventure and the visually spectacular. From the life of a would-be resistance hero in Nazi-occupied Poland in Jakob the Liar, to the family adventure Hook and the acrobatic high jinks of Cirque Du Soleilís Quidam, each new DVD title is a visual odyssey crammed with extra features.

Random Hearts (M15+) Collectorís Edition
Release date: April 18 simultaneous VHS rental release
Random Hearts is a romantic drama about an army officer and a congresswoman who discover love in the aftermath of a plane crash. This DVD also lays bare more production secrets when renowned director Sydney Pollack provides audio commentary to Random Hearts. Uncover the career biographies of the movieís stars Harrison Ford and Kristin Scott Thomas, view deleted scenes or choose another of this DVDís added features using the animated menu.

Jakob The Liar (M15+) Collectorís Edition
Release date: April 18 simultaneous VHS rental release
When Jakob accidentally hears a forbidden radio broadcast detailing Allied military success against the Germans, his neighbours start to perceive him as a daring resistance hero and he finds himself under pressure to supply more news. Isolated soundtrack with highlights, behind the scenes interview with star Robin Williams and audio commentary from director Peter Kassovitz add insight to this moving drama.

October Sky (PG)
Release date: April 18 simultaneous VHS rental release
October Sky is set in the inauspicious location of Coalwood, a small mining town in West Virginia. However, when a resident high schooler Homer sights Soviet satellite Sputnik in 1957, he is left dreaming of venturing into space. How did the cast and filmmakers produce this inspirational drama? Filmmaking secrets are revealed in cast and filmmaker notes, Ďa spotlight on locationí feature, alongside the theatrical trailer and Universal Weblink on this feature packed DVD.

Quidam: Cirque Du Soleil (G)
Release date: April 18 simultaneous VHS rental/retail release
The award winning show of awe-inspiring acrobatics is even more amazing on DVD, viewers will feel as if they are sitting beneath the big top. This is a collectorís item of the infamous Cirque Du Soleilís best performance to date in original widescreen format, with previews of other Cirque De Soleil titles coming soon to DVD.

Hook (PG) Collectorís Edition
Release date: April 18
Steven Spielbergís Hook was an instant box office hit in 1992. Now, embark on a magical journey to Neverland and experience the awesome sets and amazing special effects of this fantastic family adventure on DVD. This DVD is as packed with features as a pirateís treasure chest is with gold bonus trailers, set and costume design, advertising campaigns, photo galleries, interviews with cast and director plus an added bonus, The Lost Treasure multi-level DVD game, which you can play using your remote control.

Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (M15+) Deluxe Collectorís Edition
Release date: April 18
Jason Scott Lee stars in this moving dramatic biography about his fatherís rise to fame from a childhood of rigorous martial arts training to Hollywood stardom. This Deluxe Collectorís Edition is packed with featureís which Bruce Lee fans will not find elsewhere, such as revealing interviews with the man himself and unique photographs, in addition to featurettes and outtakes from the filmís production.

Columbia TriStar Home Video present these exciting titles plus many more, available for sale on April 18. The titles are available from all major retail outlets, nationwide.

Columbia TriStar DVD software is of Gold Standard Quality.  Every Columbia TriStar DVD title authored by the Sony DVD Center in Culver City, Los Angeles, USA, will carry a Gold Standard Quality Sticker. Consumers should look out for this sticker as Columbia TriStar's endorsement of their superior quality DVD software.

Columbia TriStar Home Video is a 
Sony Pictures Entertainment Company.