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Lionsgate Bunuel boxset, 08/07

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#1 of 5 OFFLINE   PaulP



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Posted May 28 2007 - 02:34 AM

Lionsgate will release Luis Bunuel's two films in a boxset (not much of one, really) on August 7.


It will contain Gran Casino and The Young One.

#2 of 5 OFFLINE   Martin Teller

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Posted May 28 2007 - 10:11 AM

Awesome! I haven't seen either one of those yet!

#3 of 5 OFFLINE   Rich Malloy

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Posted May 29 2007 - 06:47 AM

I've been hoping to see "La Joven" for years, but didn't spring for the recent Optimum boxset that included it (I had all the other films already, in comparable or better quality). I know nothing of "Gran Casino". Is there any relation between these two titles, other than "Lion's Gate happens to hold the distribution rights"?
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#4 of 5 OFFLINE   PaulP



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Posted May 29 2007 - 09:18 AM

Found a small pic of the packaging:

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#5 of 5 OFFLINE   Mario Gauci

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Posted May 30 2007 - 06:17 AM

Thanks for posting that cover image of the Bunuel set, Paul...I love that picPosted Image!

While this set pales besides Lionsgate's recent Renoir 3-Discer which I've been sampling of late, I am truly grateful for this collection because:

a) Luis Bunuel is my all-time favorite director
b) GRAN CASINO (1947) is the only Bunuel film I have not yet seen
c) My three viewings so far of THE YOUNG ONE (1960) - a highly interesting and vastly underrated film - have been via a VHS recording off of an Italian TV screening which suffered from intermittent picture loss!

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