and Discover THE DA VINCI CODE for the First Time on 2-Disc DVD and for PSP™ November 14!
The film adaptation of Dan Brown's groundbreaking international bestseller THE DA VINCI CODE is coming to DVD! Join symbologist Robert Langdon and cryptologist Sophie Neveu in a heart-racing quest to solve a bizarre murder mystery.
Dan Brown's international bestseller comes alive in the film THE DA VINCI CODE, directed by Ron Howard with a screenplay by Akiva Goldsman. Join symbologist Robert Langdon (Academy Award® Winner Tom Hanks, 1993 Best Actor, Philadelphia, and 1994 Best Actor, Forrest Gump) and cryptologist Sophie Neveu (Audrey Tautou) in their heart-racing quest to solve a bizarre murder mystery that will take them from France to England - and behind the veil of a mysterious ancient society, where they discover a secret protected since the time of Christ. With first-rate performances by Sir Ian McKellen, Alfred Molina and Jean Reno, critics are calling THE DA VINCI CODE “involving”* and “intriguing,”* “a first rate thriller.”**
The DVD includes over 90 minutes of Special Features:
• First Day on the Set with Ron Howard Featurette
o We’re at the Louvre in Paris and director Ron Howard introduces the film and the excitement of beginning production
• A Discussion with Dan Brown Featurette
o Featurette on The Da Vinci Code author Dan Brown
• A Portrait of Langdon Featurette
o Who is Robert Langdon? How was Tom Hanks chosen to play this iconic character? How did Tom Hanks become the character? What do Tom Hanks and Langdon have in common?
• Who is Sophie Neveu? Featurette
o The long and challenging journey to the casting of Audrey Tautou as Sophie Neveu, including the actress’ screen test with Tom Hanks
• Unusual Suspects Featurette
o The international cast…Colorful, memorable and frightening characters
• Magical Places Featurette
o Where was the film shot? A fascinating and surprising discussion about the cities and places that were chosen for the film
• Close- up on Mona Lisa Featurette
o Ron Howard, his cast and colleagues share their experience working next to one of the most famous paintings in the world.
• The Filmmaking Experience Part 1 Featurette
o Ron Howard discusses his collaboration with his Director of Photography, the challenges faced by production and the excitement of bringing the book to the screen. This piece will be highly motivated by b-roll footage, including a DVD exclusive look at filming the last and revealing scene.
• The Filmmaking Experience Part 2 Featurette
o Continuation of Part 1
• The Codes of “The Da Vinci Code” Featurette
o Discusses the hidden codes and symbols in the film. Isolates images from the film, then gives the viewer clues over time as to what they mean, eventually giving a detailed description of what the imagery was intended to mean.
• Soundtrack Featurette
o Overview of creating the music for the film
• DVD ROM - Da Vinci Code Puzzle Game PC Demo
o Demo of ”The Da Vinci Code” PC Game from Sony Pictures Games
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