Nikkatsu dvd recommendations

John Brawner John.Brawner at
Fri Nov 21 17:40:20 EST 2003

Since "Kill Bill, Volume 1" has sparked some interest in Kaji Meiko, it may be worthwhile to look at some of her films from the 1970s, particulary the Stray Cat Rock series. The films have a strong cult following in the United States, and they may do well on the dvd market.  Keep in mind that "Kill Bill, Volume 2" is due out in 2004, so a tie-in of some kind with Kaji's films might provide the commercial payback your friend is seeking. 
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John Brawner 
University of California, Irvine

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From: KineJapan at
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Subject: Nikkatsu dvd recommendations
Date: 18/11/03 02:31


a friend of mine is planning to buy dvd rights from nikkatsu, because he has
good private connections, but he has a problem regarding what movie he
should bring out. i dont have the overview what nikkatsu does/did and what
titels i can recommend him. because its going to be his first dvd release he
wants of course a movie which can be sold too. there are the two aspects,
the one is he wants a really good movie which hasnt been released somewhere
else, on the other side he needs also to get some bills paid.
i hope here are some people who can help us with some recommendations, with
some titels or director names, maybe even webpages to look up?!

thx in advance !
and best regards

stefan nutz

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