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The Scent of the Green Papaya?

Old 02-05-07, 08:56 PM
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The Scent of the Green Papaya?

Guys - who has the best transfer of this movie? I saw the VHS copy many years ago and I want to add it to my collection. There was a boxset mentioned somewhere but I do not recall where.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0107617/

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Old 02-05-07, 11:10 PM
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There is a a R2 French double feature release of The Scent of the Green Papaya and Cyclo.

Transfers on both films are great. I think this is the best version availible, but I could be wrong if something else has came out.
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Old 02-05-07, 11:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Heliosphann
I think this is the best version availible, but I could be wrong if something else has came out.
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Old 02-06-07, 10:13 AM
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I'll also highly recommend the French double-feature. One of my favorites!
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Old 02-06-07, 11:04 AM
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The French 2 disc (with Cyclo) is very nice but the image is only 4:3/letterbox. Cyclo is 16:9. It's also an expensive set.

You might want to check out the review here

There is a UK disc from Second Sight here (on special for £6.97) but I don't know anything about that.
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Does anyone know about the Russian DVD? I know it's widescreen, but is it anamorphic?
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Old 05-30-08, 11:44 AM
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Gaumont's Papaya is 1.66:1 (non-anamorphic) and Cyclo is 1.66:1 (Anamorphic).

I've been curious about the Second Sight release for sometime now but haven't found anyone who actually owns it. I'm guessing it's matted but at that price - depending on the color - it might be worth it.


Originally Posted by Reservoir
The French 2 disc (with Cyclo) is very nice but the image is only 4:3/letterbox. Cyclo is 16:9. It's also an expensive set.

You might want to check out the review here

There is a UK disc from Second Sight here (on special for £6.97) but I don't know anything about that.

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Old 06-10-08, 04:50 PM
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I have the Second Sight disc. It's 1.66:1 non-anamporphic and the picture is quite soft, but definitely watchable. I've never seen any other release so I don't know how it compares.
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What a shame. Its aboute time they release something more worthwile soon.
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