SALO - Criterion - what is going on on Ebay...?

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  1. Sebastian_A

    Sebastian_A Stunt Coordinator

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    Hey there. [​IMG]

    I want to buy SALO Criterion - but on Ebay, none of the listings goes higher than 50 Dollars!!!

    Is EVERYONE selling bootlegs? Or is it the bootleg-scare? What is going on, and WHERE can I find my LEGIT copy?

    THANK YOU VERY MUCH,

    Seb [​IMG]
     
  2. Jeff Ulmer

    Jeff Ulmer Producer

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    All the ones listed under "salo criterion" are bootlegs. While they look pretty close on the cover, a couple of dead giveaways are:

    Chapter stops: should be 29, not 6 or 9
    Picture disc: the legit one HAS a white ring in the center, artwork does not go to the center of the disc.
     
  3. Jon Robertson

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    It's an influx of bootlegs, as Jeff said.
     
  4. Cameron Seaman

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    Salo has got to be the rarest Criterion ever. I'm not sure what the current going price is, but I thought is was pretty high (at least a couple hundred bucks).
     
  5. Jeff Ulmer

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    Yes, the real ones are going for $300+.

    This closed listing is the real deal. You may want to save a copy of the mages to help you when looking at listings. In particular, note the design of the disc itself, with the white ring in the center.

    Personally, I can't see why anyone would pay that kind of money for this movie, but to each his own I guess.
     
  6. Leif Wall

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    Strange, my disc has the white ring and only 6 chapter stops. I already know it's a bootleg. So, don't just go by the whole "white ring" deal.
     
  7. Rob Lutter

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    If you just want the film and don't want to spend so much (I actually have heard the film is quite wreched by the way [​IMG] ), it is available in the UK (Region 2 PAL) or there is a Criterion Collection LD that goes for a LOT less than the DVD [​IMG]
     
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