Jump to content

Sign up for a free account!

Signing up for an account is fast and free. As a member you can join in the conversation, enter contests to win things like this Logitech Harmony Ultimate Remote and you won't get the popup ads that guests get. Click here to create your free account.


Figures in a Landscape (1970, Joseph Losey) - who owns the US rights?

This topic has been archived. This means that you cannot reply to this topic.
3 replies to this topic

#1 of 4 Gordon McMurphy

Gordon McMurphy


  • 3,530 posts
  • Join Date: Aug 03 2002

Posted March 24 2004 - 01:27 AM

Not a great film, but I have been checking out similar films lately - Gerry for example and I remembered this intriguing, almost-forgotten oddity. Does anyone know who owns the rights?

The brilliant Monsieur Klein is out in a few months, though. Posted Image


#2 of 4 Ken Horowitz

Ken Horowitz


  • 40 posts
  • Join Date: Mar 05 2002

Posted March 24 2004 - 06:04 AM

This film was in the catalog of Cinema Center Films, the theatrical arm of CBS back in the 1970s. CBS still owned rights to the library in the 1990s. I assume rights passed to Viacom/Paramount with its purchase of CBS.

#3 of 4 Jay E

Jay E


  • 2,485 posts
  • Join Date: May 30 2000

Posted March 24 2004 - 07:02 AM

I've always wanted to see this film, would love for it to come out on DVD.

My most wanted Losey film is The Damned (These are the Damned). Another Losey film I've never seen but I've heard so many good things about it, I'm dying to see it on DVD.

Would also like to see Losey's Secret Ceremony, The Go-Between and The Romantic Englishwoman on DVD too.

#4 of 4 Matthew Watson

Matthew Watson

    Stunt Coordinator

  • 52 posts
  • Join Date: Aug 11 2001

Posted March 24 2004 - 08:13 AM

It looks like Home Vision Entertainment has a whole mess (well, three) of Losey's films coming - including Monsieur Klein, as Gordon pointed out. Perhaps the initial three titles are just one wave of several to come.

Also, the latest Film Comment has a big Losey article - a pretty decent overview, though I've just glanced at it so far.

I have to admit I haven't seen any of Joseph Losey's films. I'm glad I'll have a chance to see them properly presented, thanks to HVE.