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Missing foreign DVD titles
Topic by: Eoliano
Posted: October 9, 2002 - 4:58 PM PDT
Last Reply: October 11, 2002 - 11:22 AM PDT

author topic: Missing foreign DVD titles
post #1  on October 9, 2002 - 4:58 PM PDT  
What happened? There were excellent Criterion lasers of Mizoguchi's Sansho the Bailiff and Ugetsu, but now only 47 Ronin is available on DVD from Image.
Kon Ichikawa's films are also missing from the catalog, with only his documentary Tokyo Olympiad on Criterion. Burmese Harp would be a more interesting title to see in their catalog again, as well as Fires on the Plain.

Earlier this year the Criterion web site announced that Fellini's La Strada was due for release but it now seems to have been scuttled.

With Roeg's Don't Look Now finally on DVD, what of Roeg & Cammell's mind-bending Performance (a definite antecedent to Sexy Beast) and one of the best cult films of the period.

This is just the tip of the iceberg...

post #2  on October 11, 2002 - 11:22 AM PDT  
DPOWERS wrote:
>for the sicilian crowd, seduced and abandoned (1964, pietro germi).

From a Sicilian, thanks.

Being the incorrigible italophile that I am, here is an extended list of Italian films not on DVD:

1900 (Bertolucci)
Accatone (Pasolini)
Blow Up (Antonioni)
Burn! (Pontecarvo)
Christ Stopped at Eboli (Rosi)
The Conformist (Bertolucci)
The Damned (Visconti)
Death in Venice (Visconti)
La Dolce vita (Fellini)
L'Eclisse (Antonioni)
Fists in the Pocket (Bellocchio)
The Flowers of St. Francis (Rossellini)
General della Rovere (Rossellini)
Hands Over the City (Rosi)
Illustrious Corpses (Rosi)
In the Name of the Law (Germi)
Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (Petri)
Kaos (Taviani)
Lamerica (Amelio)
The Leopard (Visconti)
Lucky Luciano (Rosi)
Ludwig (Visconti)
Mamma Roma (Pasolini)
The Mattei Affair (Rosi)
Miracle in Milan (De Sica)
Night of the Shooting Stars (Taviani)
Once Upon a Time in America
Once Upon a Time in the West
Open Doors (Amelio)
The Organizer (Monicelli)
Pasolini, an Italian Crime (Giordana)
The Passenger (Antonioni)
Placido Rizzotto (Scimeca)
Salvatore Giuliano (Rosi)
Seduced and Abandoned (Germi)
Senso (Visconti)
Spider's Stratagem (Bertolucci)
The Star Maker (Tornatore)
The Stolen Children (Amelio)
Stromboli (Rossellini)
The Tree of Wooden Clogs (Olmi)
Umberto D. (De Sica)
Voyage in Italy (Rossellini)
The Wide Blue Road (Pontecarvo)
The White Nights (Visconti)

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