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#1 of 4 OFFLINE   andrew markworthy

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Posted April 07 2002 - 06:11 AM

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 of 4 OFFLINE   Hendrik

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Posted April 07 2002 - 06:53 AM

...if you're talking about the Mei Ah (a.k.a. the HK M@d@cy) discs... avoid!



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#3 of 4 OFFLINE   Richard Waller

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Posted April 07 2002 - 08:22 AM

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 of 4 OFFLINE   andrew markworthy

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Posted April 07 2002 - 11:26 AM

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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