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#1 of 7 OFFLINE   TimJS

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Posted June 17 2008 - 02:11 PM

I got a "Borders Rewards" email advertising this Exclusive offering (List Price: $23.99, Your Price: $16.79). Seems like a strange way to market a foreign flick...will this be non-exclusive at some point?

#2 of 7 OFFLINE   Jon Martin

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Posted June 18 2008 - 02:03 AM

That is strange. It isn't listed on Amazon. Yet, is one of the most acclaimed films of the year. Since Borders aren't everywhere (we finally got one a few months ago) I don't know if that is a smart move. But Netflix carries the film.

#3 of 7 OFFLINE   Michael Reuben

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Posted June 18 2008 - 02:26 AM

IFC films is the distributor. This must be a special deal they made with Borders. According to a review at MSN Movies:

I saw the film during its limited U.S. theatrical run. I'm not sure how it will play on a TV screen, where I suspect it will be much easier for viewers to hold themselves separate from what's happening on screen. In the theater, where your defenses tend to be down, the film punches you in the gut. At least that's how I felt.

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#4 of 7 OFFLINE   Simon Howson

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Posted June 18 2008 - 02:33 AM

I wouldn't get the U.S. version, it open mattes the film to 1.78:1, when it was shown theatrically at 2.35:1.

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#5 of 7 OFFLINE   Michael Reuben

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Posted June 18 2008 - 02:41 AM

Very unfortunate if that turns out to be the case. The original framing is crucial in any number of scenes. M.
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#6 of 7 OFFLINE   TimJS

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Posted June 18 2008 - 09:46 AM


Borders has terminated their relationship with Amazon. See this article.

#7 of 7 OFFLINE   TonyD

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Posted June 18 2008 - 01:23 PM

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