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All-Digital, 3D Animated Film Debuts September on DVD

Columbia TriStar to release KAENA: THE PROPHECY (July 12, 2004)

A dying world. An evil force. A terrible secret. Prepare to enter a remarkable world filled with breathtaking imagery and action from the fantastic imagination of co-writer/director Chris Delaporte in the stunning CG-animated feature film KAENA: THE PROPHECY. Premiering on DVD September 7 from Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, this sci-fi/fantasy animated adventure features the vocal talents of Kirsten Dunst (Spider-Man 2, Mona Lisa Smile), Academy Award-winner Anjelica Huston (Iron Jawed Angels, The Grifters) and Richard Harris (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Gladiator). The first European-produced 3D animated movie, this exciting import from France features exceptional, mind-blowing imagery that pushes the CG-animation envelope even farther than Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within.


Synopsis:
On a distant planet, a gigantic coiling plant called Axis, stretches high above the clouds. At its center is a village whose people are in mortal danger because their ?tree world is withering...its sap is drying up. The people beg their gods for help, but to no avail. Compelled by a mysterious force, Kaena (Dunst), a rebellious, high-spirited teenage girl will defy the Grand Priests supreme authority and her peoples ancestral beliefs to take the perilous journey through Axiss deepest roots to discover what dark secrets lie beyond the clouds. Along the path she meets the Selenites, a race led by a cruel Queen (Huston) that is also trying to keep the tree from dying, although by enslaving another race. Helped by a mysterious creature from another world, the frightening truth that Kaena will discover at the end of her quest will profoundly change her forever.


Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment will also release KAENA: THE PROPHECY in a variety of special DVD two-pack offers with additional popular animated titles including Kaena/Cowboy Bebop: Special Edition (priced at $48.95 SLP), Kaena/Final Fantasy (priced at $41.95 SLP) and Kaena/Metropolis (priced at $44.95 SLP).


DVD SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE:
Making of Featurette
Virtual Interview with Kaena (voice of original French star)
Digitally Mastered Audio & Anamorphic Video
Remastered in High Definition
Widescreen Presentation
Audio: English (Dolby Digital 5.1)
Subtitles: English
Bonus Trailers
Sony Online Entertainment game trailer for EverQuest II
Scene Selections
Rated PG-13
Color
Closed Captioned
Running Time: 91 Minutes
DVD Catalog # 03773
UPC Code: 0-43396-03773-1
Order Date: 08/05/04
SLP: $24.96 DVD

Visit Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment on the Web at www.SonyPictures.com


About Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment
Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment is a Sony Pictures Entertainment company. SPE is a division of Sony Corporation of America, a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE's global operations encompass motion picture production and distribution; television production and distribution; digital content creation and distribution; worldwide channel investments; home entertainment acquisition and distribution; operation of studio facilities; development of new entertainment products, services and technologies; and distribution of filmed entertainment in 67 countries. Sony Pictures Entertainment can be found on the World Wide Web at
http://www.sonypictures.com

 


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