DVD Review: Kieslowski's "A Short Film About Love" 86min version - with screen caps !

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  1. Gary Tooze

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    Hey,
    In case anyone, is interested Byung Joo has done a review of the Korean release of Kieslowski's "A Short Film About Love". You can access it and some screen captures HERE.
    Excerpt:
    Now, as far as the transfer is concerned, there are quite a few problems to this South Korean release by A9 media. One obvious problem was how dark and hazy the film looked. Pops and scratches are also evident throughout. But then, I kept on saying to myself that the film is old and was probably not preserved properly. The source probably wasn’t pristine to begin with. It is presented in non-anamorphic letterboxed widescreen at its near correct aspect ration of 1.62:1(IMDB says 1.66:1), unlike the 58 minute versions I’ve seen (from Image and Artificial Eye), which is presented in 4:3 full screen format. The DVD does provide good removable English subtitles and a decent original polish stereo (from mono source) soundtrack. The DVD is definitely acceptable, and its status as the only 86 minute version makes it hard to ignore.
    Cheers,
    Gary

    ooopps... I see its R3 (will confirm if its R0). I will put in Regional DVD Area too...
     
  2. Gary Tooze

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    But R3 I assume? Darn the luck if it is. [​IMG]
     
  4. Gary Tooze

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  5. Ted Todorov

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    Gary,

    Do you know where we can order this disc from?

    Thanks,
    Ted
     
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    Ted,
    You can get them here and here for $19.95 each. Their website says they have them in stock now. I think they're based in Frisco. You can probably get them cheaper from Korea but I have yet to figure out how to navigate any of those sites.
    Jeff
     

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