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Title:
E.T., the extra-terrestrial
Author:
Spielberg, Steven, 1946-
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
[United States] : Universal Home Video, [2002]
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (117 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
A ten-year-old boy befriends a creature from another planet that has been stranded on earth.
General Note:
20th anniversary ed. ; Full frame version.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1982.

Special features: New introduction by Steven Spielberg; "The evolution and creation of E.T."; conceptual stills; original advertising materials on making the film; cast and crew interviews on their experiences making the film; production photos and premiere footage; E.T. archives; John Williams conducts the orchestra; Explore the solar system and universe guided by E.T.; DVD-ROM features.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: PG.
ISBN:
9780783270661
UPC:
025192225628
Format :
DVD

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Both a classic movie for kids and a remarkable portrait of childhood, E.T. is a sci-fi adventure that captures that strange moment in youth when the world is a place of mysterious possibilities (some wonderful, some awful), and the universe seems somehow separate from the one inhabited by grown-ups. Henry Thomas plays Elliott, a young boy living with his single mother (Dee Wallace), his older brother Michael (Robert MacNaughton), and his younger sister Gertie (Drew Barrymore). Elliott often seems lonely and out of sorts, lost in his own world. One day, while looking for something in the back yard, he senses something mysterious in the woods watching him. And he's right: an alien spacecraft on a scientific mission mistakenly left behind an aging botanist who isn't sure how to get home. Eventually Elliott puts his fears aside and makes contact with the "little squashy guy," perhaps the least threatening alien invader ever to hit a movie screen. As Elliott tries to keep the alien under wraps and help him figure out a way to get home, he discovers that the creature can communicate with him telepathically. Soon they begin to learn from each other, and Elliott becomes braver and less threatened by life. E.T. rigs up a communication device from junk he finds around the house, but no one knows if he'll be rescued before a group of government scientists gets hold of him. In 2002, Steven Spielberg re-released E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial in a revised edition, with several deleted scenes restored and some digitally updated special effects. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi


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