Will Kundun be revisited?

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  1. Andy Kim

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    I really liked this movie and was wondering if there are any plans in the future to revisit this movie.

    I can't find any reviews either for it on DVD.

    Thanks!

    Andy
     
  2. Shane Gralaw

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    I did a paper on this film and must have watched the DVD twenty times. It looks great and sounds great but only has the trailer as an extra. If they do revist this title, there's a terrific feature-length documentary called In Search of Kundun directed by Michael Wilson that would make a nice extra for a two-disc set. Plus a Scorsese commentary is always welcome! [​IMG]
     
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    I too would welcome an anamorphic special edition of this beautiful film. Terrific acting, stunning cinematography, an electic Philip Glass score and certainly a movie which may explain the plight of this peace-loving nation.
     
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    I had also heard of the Wilson documentary, but I've never seen it. Is it available on video in any form?

    --Jefferson Morris
     
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    "IN SEARCH OF KUNDUN" shows up on Encore's True Stories channel every once in a while--widescreen, no less.
     
  6. Shane Gralaw

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    I rented the Wilson documentary so it is available on video, but it was hard to find.
     
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    This has always seemed like a natural for a Criterion disc, since Disney seems to have little interest in doing it properly. (Interestingly, my DVD used to play all the way through on my DVP-S3000, but now it glitches halfway through, meaning I'm in the market for a replacement.)

    -bf-
     
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    When doing research on this film, it's clear why Disney wants as little to do with it as possible. It really angered the Chinese and the studio had to hire Henry Kissenger to smooth things over. Disney has a lot to lose if the Chinese government doesn't help them fight piracy of their titles in China... This would make a terrific Criterion title since Disney probably won't revisit it.
     
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    Any word on a re-release of this title?

    It begs for an anamorphic release in R1, with 5.1 sound, and the documentary mentioned above on disc two.
     

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