||The Treasure Seekers [DVD](1998) DVD
Five motherless children struggle to save their inventor father from financial ruin in this family classic from author Edith Nesbit. Together, they learn that love, togetherness, and never giving up can help them accomplish anything. Stars Nicholas Farrell, Camilla Power, Ben Simpson, James Wilby & Keira Knightley in a small appearance as The Princess. 105 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; biographies; trailers; more.
Coming Home [DVD](1998) DVD
A boarding school student in '30s England is taken in by a friend's well-to-do family at their lush Cornish estate while her own parents are overseas, and in the ensuing years learns lessons in friendship, love and courage, in this moving adaptation of Rosamunde Pilcher's novel. Emily Mortimer, Penelope Keith, Joanna Lumley, David McCallum and Peter O'Toole star. Look out for Keira Knightley in a small appearance. 205 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; documentary; biographies; scene access.
Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace [DVD](1999) DVD
Return to "a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away," and see how two Jedi knights and a young queen find their destinies linked to a mysterious boy named Anakin Skywalker, in the first "prequel" to writer/director George Lucas' phenomenally popular space epic. Awaiting the heroes and their ally, the lovable Jar Jar Binks: robot warriors, alien armadas, and the black-clad Darth Maul, acolyte to the enigmatic title menace. Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd and Ray Park star.Look out for Keira Knightley in a small appearance as Sabe. 133 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital Surround, DD-EX 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English; audio commentary by Lucas, others; deleted scenes; documentary; storyboard comparison; featurettes; music video; photo gallery.
Oliver Twist(1999) VHS
The immortal novel by Charles Dickens about an orphan's travails in Victorian London and the colorful (and sometimes dangerous) characters he meets along the way is given a handsome staging in this British mini-series. Robert Lindsay stars as conniving Fagin, Alex Crowley is the Artful Dodger, Andy Serkis and Emily Woof are Bill Sikes and Nancy, and Sam Smith plays the title role. Also stars Keira Knightley. 6 hrs. on three tapes.
Princess Of Thieves [DVD](2001) DVD
Originally shown on "The Wonderful World of Disney," this exciting family adventure offers a different view of the Robin Hood legend, as Gwyn, Robin's teenage daughter, leads the aging Merrie Men in a quest to free her father from Prince John's dungeon and restore Prince Philip, heir of the late King Richard, to the throne of England. Keira Knightley, Malcolm McDowell, Jonathan Hyde and Stuart Wilson star. 90 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: Spanish, French; audio commentary; featurette.
The Hole [DVD](2001) DVD
Suspense-filled story stars Thora Birch as a student at an exclusive British high school smitten with Desmond Harrington, son of an American rock star. When her class heads to Wales on a field trip, Birch, Harrington and friends Keira Knightley and Laurence Fox decide to hide out in an abandoned bomb shelter. Shut away by another schoolmate, the students emerge 18 days later, emotionally distraught. What happened in the shelter? Conflicting stories perplex police psychologist Embeth Davidtz on the case. AKA: "After the Hole." 102 min.
Bend It Like Beckham [DVD](2003) DVD
Witty and winning comedy from England tells of Jess (Parminder Nagra), a high school student of Sikh heritage whose obsession with soccer and top star David Beckham is looked down upon by her strict parents as "unladylike." After befriending Jules (Keira Knightley), a player on a local women's team, and impressing the team's coach (Jonathan Rhys-Meyers), Jess begins playing and drawing lots of attention. But how can she make a big tournament game attended by an important scout on the day of her older sister's wedding? With Anupam Kher, Juliet Stevenson. 112 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital Surround, Spanish Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English, Spanish; audio commentary; deleted scenes; featurettes.
Doctor Zhivago [DVD](2002) DVD
Boris Pasternak's epic novel is brought to life in this lavish "Masterpiece Theatre" production. Hans Matheson and Keira Knightley are lovers Yuri Zhivago and Lara Antipova, thrown together during a violent revolution and vexed by the looming presence of Zhivago's scorned wife and the man who will stop at nothing to make Lara his own. Sam Neill, Alexandra Maria Lara, Maryam d'Abo co-star. 225 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English stereo; Subtitles: English; filmographies; biography; photo gallery.