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Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (BEST version to buy?)

 
Old 07-15-04, 10:42 PM
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Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (BEST version to buy?)

Just wondering what is the best version to buy considering a couple things:

1. True UNCUT version?
2. OAR
3. Video Quality/Extras

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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Old 07-15-04, 10:52 PM
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According to DVD Compare's listing, go with the uncut UK special edition from Optimum.

4:3 is the OAR.
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Old 07-15-04, 11:00 PM
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The Optimum includes a director's commentary as well as an interview, along with a discussion of the specific censorship problems in the UK. I just got this from amazon.uk where it is on sale:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/...127711-8385437

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Old 07-15-04, 11:16 PM
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Thanks for the help, I'll probably go with that.
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The R1 version is hideous, I can tell you that much.
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The UK disc is best (although the CE French disc has a few different bits and pieces, but it's expensive). That's a great price from Amazon.co.uk

UK disc here
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Old 07-16-04, 09:57 PM
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MPI is supposedly doing a new version of the disc later in the year. At least thats what I've read from a couple of horror sites.
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Originally posted by DonnachaOne
4:3 is the OAR.
Are you sure? This did get a theatrical release; It was 1.85 when I first saw it...
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Old 07-17-04, 08:17 AM
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Originally posted by CrumpsBrother
Are you sure? This did get a theatrical release; It was 1.85 when I first saw it...
A lot of indie/low budget films get reframed for theatrical showing, and what you saw in the theater was not OAR.

From the review linked elsewhere in this thread:

"Henry was shot on 16mm film and is presented here in the correct 4:3 ratio."
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