Fox - Where is "My Neighbor Totoro" WIDESCREEN!?

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  1. Elak Swindell

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    The newly released DVD of Hayao Miyazaki's "My Neighbor Totoro" is nicely done if you do not mind watching it in pan and scan. In the case of any Miyazaki film, "Totoro" needs to be shown in WIDESCREEN, not full frame. Also, the viewer should have the option of either the excellent English dubbed soundtrack or the original Japanese language track. Why isn't this original audio track on the disc? There is no excuse in the world for it not to be available as a choice. Alright, 20th Century Fox, bring Miyazaki fans what they desire, a true edition of "Totoro" and not one done just for the kids who do not understand the widescreen aspect. If Disney is releasing "Kiki's Delivery Service", "Laputa: Castle in the Sky" and "Spirited Away" in excellent special editions with both widescreen formats and the original Japanase audio, then so should you. And where are the extras on the DVD? There had to have been a "Making of" documentary created during the Japanese release that could be subtitled and added to the disc.
     
  2. Nigel McN

    Nigel McN Supporting Actor

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    This has been discussed before, iirc the presentation is out of Fox's hands, and the rights go to disney soon anyway.
     
  3. Jeff Ulmer

    Jeff Ulmer Producer

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    What Nigel said. Fox only had rights for the current masters. Disney will do their own version at some point, and it will probably be as featured as the three coming out in April.
     
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    Jeff Kleist Executive Producer

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