More DVD News from France

Graham Steward gpsteward
Mon Oct 29 03:43:07 EST 2001

Don't forget Rashomon is already available in the UK with English subtitles 
(published by the Bfi along with Hidden Fortress, Seven Samurai and 
Yojimbo). Ozu or Mizoguchi films on the other hand, don't look likely to 
make DVD here for some time yet....maybe never ?

>From: Michael Kerpan <kerpan at>
>Reply-To: KineJapan at
>To: KineJapan at
>Subject: More DVD News from France
>Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2001 19:02:58 -0400
>In addition to the 2 Ozu movies I already mentioned (Tokyo Story and Autumn
>Afternoon), Fravidis has also released Region 2 DVDs of Kurosawa's 
>and Mizoguchi's "Ugetsu" (a/k/a "Les contes de la lune vague apr?s la 
>Coming on November 11 are 2 two-DVD sets of Kitano films, Sonatine/Jugatsu
>and Violent Cop/Kids Return.  No mention of anything but French subtitles.
>Also no mention of (IMHO) his best film (Scene at the Sea) coming to Region 
>Michael Kerpan
>Boston, MA

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