Cinema Paradiso status

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  1. DaveyT

    DaveyT Auditioning

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    I have searched through the posts looking for info on Cinema Paradiso on DVD, which a friend wants for Christmas.

    I see that the original US DVD is no longer available, and that a longer version is available, but not yet in the US - right?? I see various opinions about which is better.

    I anything (new) available now? Amazon lists a new version due in 02/2003 - is that the longer version discussed? How will I know which version I am getting?

    Thanks for any help.
     
  2. Patrick McCart

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    Miramax is releasing a new SE DVD of the Director's Cut next year, I think.

    The older DVD was a shorter international cut, so this ought to be an improvment.
     
  3. Sam E. Torres

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    i think the director's cut AND the original are being released by miramax in february in one package. i haven't seen the director's cut, but the original cut is the most beautiful film i have ever seen.
     
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    Roger Ebert, among others, thinks the original, shorter cut is superior to the new one.
     
  5. Dome Vongvises

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    Yep... February 18th. I've never seen the original (shorter) version, but I did see the "new version" and thought it was incredible. I'm definitely picking this one up.
     
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    I think the director's cut is already available in R2, but that the R1 is coming out this spring.

    I am patiently waiting for this. A great film - should be in any respectable DVD collection.
     
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    I remember seeing this film on cable a few years ago and was really taken with it. This one is a definite purchase for me.
     
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    It's showing in preorder status at DVD Empire
    Great news. Release date is showing 2-18-2003!!!
     
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  11. Dome Vongvises

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    I got it at Suncoast, which might as will be EBAY.

    raises fist in the air

    BUT THE DAY WILL BE MINE, ROB TOMLIN!!! MWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
     

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