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Science fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Steven Spielberg; Julia Phillips; Michael Phillips; Richard Dreyfuss; François Truffaut; Teri Garr; Melinda Dillon; Cary Guffey; Bob Balaban; Vilmos Zsigmond; John Williams; Columbia Pictures.; Columbia-E.M.I.-Warner Distributors.; Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
|Language Note:||In English with available French and Spanish audio; subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, and Thai. Closed captioned.|
|Notes:||Originally released as a motion picture in 1977.
Special features: digitally mastered audio & anamorphic video; animated menus; remastered in high definition; scene selections.
|Credits:||Director of photography, Vilmos Zsigmond ; editor, Michael Kahn ; special photographic effects, Douglas Trumbull ; music, John Williams.|
|Cast:||Richard Dreyfuss, Francois Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon, Cary Guffey, Bob Balaban.|
|Awards:||Academy Awards, 1978: Best cinematography, Vilmos Zsigmond; Special Achievement Award for sound effects editing, Frank E. Warner.|
|Target Audience:||Rated PG.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (137 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD; Dolby digital, digital sound; Widescreen; THX.|
|Other Titles:||Close encounters of the third kind|
|Responsibility:||Columbia Pictures ; a Columbia presentation in association with EMI ; a Julia Phillips & Michael Phillips production ; written & directed by Steven Spielberg.|
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Roy Neary witnesses the arrival of flying saucer from an alien world. Thus begins an incredible series of events, culminating in the ultimate encounter with other-worlders as Neary is led aboard the awesome Mothership.
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