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R0 kurosawa DVDs

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by andrew markworthy, Apr 7, 2002.

  1. andrew markworthy

    andrew markworthy Well-Known Member

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    Try: http://www.dddhouse.com/
    They have several Kurosawa DVDs (including his later films) which are otherwise impossible or at least difficult to get hold of in the West. Very cheap too.
     
  2. Hendrik

    Hendrik Well-Known Member

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    ...if you're talking about the Mei Ah (a.k.a. the HK M@d@cy) discs... avoid!
    (signed) One Who Got Stung
    . . . [​IMG] . . .
     
  3. Richard Waller

    Richard Waller Well-Known Member

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    I don't have any of these, but everything I've read about them states that the prints used are awful and the English subtitles aren't that good.
     
  4. andrew markworthy

    andrew markworthy Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the warning re: quality. I was just ecstatic to see some of the less well-known Kurosawa in *any* shape or form. I've already ordered Madadayo, which I needed, period (long story, but I'm doing a paper on ageing and need it as a reference, regardless of quality). Since it has cost me 8 pounds (incl postage) I'm not too worried re: costs in this case. However, I'll scrutinise it before ordering any more.
     

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