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The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.1485  Monday, 9 August 2004

[1]     From:   Richard Burt <
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        Date:   Saturday, 24 Jul 2004 14:55:31 -0400
        Subj:   New Shakespeare on DVD

[2]     From:   Richard Burt <
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        Date:   Sunday, 1 Aug 2004 10:08:32 -0400
        Subj:   Animated Shakespeare tales on DVD sell for 79.79


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From:           Richard Burt <
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Date:           Saturday, 24 Jul 2004 14:55:31 -0400
Subject:        New Shakespeare on DVD

Several DVDs have been released or are to be released soon.

1.  Ran (Kurosawa)

Warner Brothers has brought out a barebones version of the extras rich
the PAL Studio Canal DVD with English subtitles in the UK (region 2).

This edition has a far superior image transfer in comparison with the
two US editions, Masterworks and Fox / Lorber.

To see the difference, go to the excellent webpage at

http://207.136.67.23/film/DVDCompare2/ran.htm

Aside from the improved image quality, the UK Warners DVD has the Chris
Marker documentary  in English.

Unfortunately, this UK edition dropped the 80 page booklet from Cahiers
du Cinema and several interviews and documentaries, that come with the
French Studio Canal DVD edition.
Bonus :
. Le documentaire exclusif "AK" (1h10) : le Making Of exclusif de Chris
Marker (court-m

 

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