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Apocalypse Now R2

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Bill J, Feb 15, 2002.

  1. Bill J

    Bill J Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone know what the bonus features are for the region 2 version of Apocalypse Now? I heard somewhere that it has deleted scenes that aren't on the R1 disc. Can anyone confirm or deny this? Also, I am talking about the original cut of the film, not redux.
     
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    ...however, I suspect that the UK release (of the original AN) may well have been exactly the same as - or else very similar to - the French R2 release:
    http://www.dvdfr.com/dvd/fiche.php3?id=1981
    ...which may still be available from a French e-tailer (and which does not feature any deleted scenes - rather logically, I'd say)...
    . . . [​IMG] . . .
     
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    ...come to think of it, there may be (or have been, at one time) a Japanese R2 DVD release, either with (highly unlikely!) or without deleted scenes...
    ...I checked the sites of my usual suppliers of German and Italian and Spanish R2 DVDs and although I did find a few Coppola titles there, AN was not among them...
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  5. Bill J

    Bill J Well-Known Member

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    Thank you, Hendrik, for taking the time to look that up for me.
     
  6. Malcolm Cleugh

    Malcolm Cleugh Well-Known Member

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    Bill,
    The UK R2 release from Paramount did have a form of deleted scene with a short commentary on the destruction of the kurtz`s compound.
    See a review on the UK website DVD Reviewer for full details
    http://www.dvd.reviewer.co.uk/review...er=1240&Page=2
    This version is now deleted in the UK as Buena Vista have the rights to the Redux so I presume Paramount no longer allowed to release it. We don't even get this until April !
    Malcolm
     
  7. Didier

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    You may find here a review of the French R2 release of "Apocalypse Now Redux" (if you understand French) : http://www.dvdrama.net/fiche.php3?2192
    According to this review, the aspect ratio on the DVD is 2.0
    Didier.
     

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