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Bill Thompson siswt at CUVMC.AIS.COLUMBIA.EDU
Mon Apr 23 11:28:13 EDT 2001

Subject:      Re: Susumi Hani information
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The version of Nanami (Inferno of First Love) which was most
frequently distributed non-theatrically in the US (via the
grey route) was quite badly cut --- at least 20 minutes were
missing --- much to the its detriment.  The video version
may be cut as well.

New Yorker Films distributes A Full Life both theatrically and
non-theatrically in the US, but has not released that title
on video.


Subject: Re: Susumi Hani information

>She & He, Bad Boys and Nanami are all available from the New York Film Annex
> (, one of those companies that seems to hav
> a lot of public domain titles and some others that might have slipped through
> the cracks.  I've seen about a dozen releases from this company (including bit
> of all three Hani films) and they're certainly watchable but rarely anything
> more (the image is usually fairly soft and there's sometimes problems with the
> source print).  I thought Green Horizon (the one with Jimmy Stewart) was
> available years ago but could be mistaken.

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