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Old 01-12-04, 04:01 PM
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Which "Legend of 1900" DVD is best?

I'd like to get "The Legend of 1900," but it's available in two different formats -- alone at a higher price, or as a less expensive twofer with "Bodies, Rest & Motion." Which is the preferable one? Thanks.
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I would like to direct your attention to the following fact:

The US version is severely cut!!!!

If you are region-free I would strongly suggest that you consider the beautiful Italian version.

Uncut 162 Min. Version of Giuseppe Tornatore's THE LEGEND OF 1900 in a splendid 2 DVD set with a ton of extras

Giuseppe Tornatore (MALENA / CINEMA PARADISO) directed this magical fable of an extraordinary man (Tim Roth) who lives a remarkable life without setting foot on land. Abandoned atop a piano and raised by a lowly crew member in the bowels of a luxurious cruise ship, the boy is dubbed 1900 for the year he was born. As he grows up, he is drawn to the piano and discovers he has an amazing gift for creating music. The prodigy dazzles the passengers, and his reputation spreads around the world, with record producers clamoring to capture his magic. But he refuses to leave the ship to pursue promised fame and fortune. Only when he spots a beautiful girl on board does he become determined to join the outside world and live a normal life. But is that the life he really wants?

Beautifully photographed with a superb Ennio Morricone score this is the 162 Min Italian version. The US version runs 123 Mins.

# DISC 1162 Min 16:9 Anamorphic Widescreen (2.35:1) Version
# Italian and English 5.1 Audio Options
# Removable English and Italian Subtitles
Disc 2
# 50 Mins of Behind the Scenes Footage in Italian (and some English) with Optional English Subtitles
# TV Promo
# Trailer
# Cut Scenes
# Photo Gallery
# Storyboards
# Misc. Bios and Filmographies (in Italian Text)

If not, both versions are the same, you only get a discounted price for the double pack!!

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Old 01-13-04, 10:08 AM
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If you are not region-free, go for the two pack. The discs themselves are identical, so you're actually saving money and getting Bodies, etc. for free.

The only difference between the two discs is the UPC code. The single disc has one; the one in the two pack doesn't.

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