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01-23-03, 12:42 PM
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Posted By adam barker

There are some more Renoirs coming on french R2...

There are some more Renoirs coming on french R2 disks on 10th Feb:

Déjeuner sur herbe
Le caporal épinglé
Le testament du docteur Cordelier

I found them listed at cinestore...
01-07-03, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By adam barker

Be careful - some of them are pan & scan! (Not...

Be careful - some of them are pan & scan! (Not sure which, sorry to be not fully helpful.)
12-07-02, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 575
Posted By adam barker

no mention of english subtitles on that page,...

no mention of english subtitles on that page, only:
Sottotitoli: ITA
10-23-02, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 726
Posted By adam barker

The cover at Amazon.fr looks like the older...

The cover at Amazon.fr looks like the older single disk french edition, whereas the details on the page make it look more like the two disk version. (It's actually somewhat different to the Tartan UK...
10-23-02, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By adam barker

Les enfants du paradis is coming to france on...

Les enfants du paradis is coming to france on 07/11/2002 and has (i seem to recall) been previously available until it went OOP.
see this page...
10-02-02, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By adam barker

Later yesterday i also confirmed the subs on Jeux...

Later yesterday i also confirmed the subs on Jeux Interdit using dvdprofiler.
The following from the Studio Canal "Serie Classique" also have English subs:
Grande Illusion, Testament d'Orphee, Le...
10-01-02, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By adam barker

... hm ... I'd always assumed Jeux interdits ...

... hm ... I'd always assumed Jeux interdits didn't have english subs, but now i'm not so sure.
amazon.fr is always wrong about subtitles, cinestore often is and in this case the usually helpful...
09-27-02, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By adam barker

"millennium mambo" & "the wind will carry us"

I've just received these two rather lovely disks from france (both R2).

Millennium Mambo directed by Hou Hsiao Hsien is anamorphic, and at first glance looks like a very nice picture. It also has...
09-19-02, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By adam barker

benedict, you are spot on with the Greenaway...

benedict,
you are spot on with the Greenaway shorts. Confirmation can be found if you spend long enough wandering around MK2 (http://www.mk2.fr) 's flashy and confusing site.


Contains Dear...
07-21-02, 05:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By adam barker

the link i have is this: ...

the link i have is this:
http://www.bbcworldwide.com/vet/specialinterests/default.asp
07-07-02, 05:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 895
Posted By adam barker

Having watched it a couple of days ago, there's...

Having watched it a couple of days ago, there's no reason to believe that All that Jazz is cut. If Amazon.co.uk list a slightly shorter running time than you expected it may be to do with PAL...
07-07-02, 04:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 895
Posted By adam barker

I hadn't spotted EN CAS DE MALHEUR , i might have...

I hadn't spotted EN CAS DE MALHEUR , i might have to get that. Another Rene Chateau disk with english subtitles is Le Samouraï .
The Studio Canal Classique series is really frustrating - excellent...
07-06-02, 01:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 895
Posted By adam barker

I saw that on cinestore's description of Vaudou...

I saw that on cinestore's description of Vaudou but i ordered it anyway, since i can't believe it's true. All the other's that i own of similar films, from the same company, in the same series (the...
07-06-02, 08:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 895
Posted By adam barker

Subtitles are removable on the ones i have...

Subtitles are removable on the ones i have already (Cat People, Bodysnatcher, Angel Face) so there's no reason to think the others would be different.
Cinestore said one of them had non-removable...
07-05-02, 08:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,722
Posted By adam barker

From a UK perspective multiregion seems a must to...

From a UK perspective multiregion seems a must to me. With the US market in dvds taking off earlier and being just plain bigger than the UK market, there's still a great deal available in R1 that...
07-05-02, 08:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 895
Posted By adam barker

well, i just ordered three RKO titles from...

well, i just ordered three RKO titles from cinestore (http://www.cinestore.com) in france, and the ones mentioned above were all in stock - or they were before i ordered ;-)
i don't know if they...
07-05-02, 07:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 895
Posted By adam barker

The russian War and Peace will be coming...

The russian War and Peace will be coming eventually from ruscico (http://www.ruscico.com)

If those RKO pictures have gone OOP in france, that's a shame . as i've got some of them , but was...
05-12-02, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By adam barker

There is a UK R2 version released by the BFI, but...

There is a UK R2 version released by the BFI, but I cant find any reviews to see if its any better than the current Criterion whose picture is really not very good.
The restoration documentary shows...
05-07-02, 08:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,616
Posted By adam barker

I've had the french R2 version for a while, and...

I've had the french R2 version for a while, and it looks great. However a lot of the extras on disk2 are french only, though some are in english with french subs and many - like posters, artwork, the...
05-01-02, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 986
Posted By adam barker

Looks like I'll be brushing up my language skills...

Looks like I'll be brushing up my language skills and going for the french R2 version (french subtitles only)
Anamorphic, and in a double bill with Jugatsu (aka Boiling Point) it sounds preferable...
04-06-02, 11:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,100
Posted By adam barker

I got my copy of La règle du jeu in the middle...

I got my copy of La règle du jeu in the middle of last year some time. I also have a copy of Le Samouraï already - this May 15th date seems to be a rerelease. Both nice disks and very good films.
03-27-02, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By adam barker

Cinestore have a bad habit of getting subtitle...

Cinestore have a bad habit of getting subtitle info wrong.
Better info can be found at www.musicbox.fr
They often have scans of front and back covers and captures of navigation screens.
see...
03-26-02, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By adam barker

Not the UK R2 which is 1.77:1 whereas the movie...

Not the UK R2 which is 1.77:1 whereas the movie was in cinemascope (2.35:1) according to Imdb.

The french R2 is in cinemascope but only has french subtitles.

If there is a Criterion coming it...
03-25-02, 04:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,374
Posted By adam barker

I watched the Ruscico Ballad of a Soldier a...

I watched the Ruscico Ballad of a Soldier a couple of days ago, and thought it was excellent. The print and the transfer seemed very good. The interview with the director is quite long and very...
03-16-02, 10:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,374
Posted By adam barker

kantboy, I assume the current kino versions of...

kantboy,
I assume the current kino versions of Mirror and Derzu Uzala are not Ruscico productions, since the Ruscico ones aren't out yet, and the Kino Mirror has been around a while. It's probably...
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