Andrzej Zulawski's POSSESSION coming to UK Blu-ray from Second Sight Films

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  1. MorallySound

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    Via Second Sight Film's Facebook:

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    If this release is anything like their Return of the Living Dead or Basket Case Trilogy Blu-rays it will likely be Blu-ray region free.
     
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    Mondo Vision are supposedly working on one here in the States -- they've done excellent work so far, so this may be a game of waiting to see who has the better extras. (I'm not too concerned about which one gets to market first. I have plenty to watch until then!)

    Either way, great news. The film has long been a personal favorite, and it'll be great to see cleaned up in hi-def -- though seeing it recently in a theater with an unsuspecting crowd was really a hoot, too!
     
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    never seen this, but i've been looking out for it due just to its status as a video nasty. i'll be down for whichever release is better.
     
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    Yeah i read this on facebook, have been meaning to pick the dvd up for a while, guess i`ll wait for the blu-ray now.
     
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    I already own the DVD, and quite frankly, this is one of those bleak, dismal movies that I can't really get in to. There is an artistic voice at work, but it's an oddly cold film, and a bit overlong in terms of entertainment value.
     
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    Great news! i've been kicking myself for selling my copy of the DVD.
     
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    I have the Second Sight DVD as well...but probably will double dip for a director approved transfer. I will probably ignore the US release unless they can get some ground breaking extras.

    The movie itself is phenomenal. Sam Neil's performance is extraordinary. Would love to get an interview with him regarding his role in this film.
     
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    Just watched this today and thought it was amazing. Recommended to fans of Lars von Trier's Antichrist, David Cronenberg's Naked Lunch, Stanley Kubrick's Eyes Wide Shut and David Lynch's Eraserhead. Would love to pick up a blu-ray.
     
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    Good movie, but there's not much replay value in it.

    I saw it in HD on TCM a while back, and once was enough for me.
     
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    Andrzej Zulawski's Possession Detailed

     
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    Wow - I hope the Mondo Vision release keeps all the special features, otherwise I may have to go for this region B release.
     
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    You may be setting people up for disappointment there. :lol:
    Its good but not Kubrick, Lynch, Von Trier, Cronenberg good.
     
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    OMG, this film wore me the fuck out. It starts with a couple screaming at each other and escalates from there. I was 30 minutes in and had to pause the film and check IMBD to verify I had the horror film that was considered a video nasty. Its over 45 minutes before anything resembling horror enters the film. I got the feeling that the stuff I found interesting is the stuff the filmmaker didn't care about all (eg. dopplegangers and spys). I can recognize that POSSESSION is skilfully made and will resonate with some but its not my cup-o-tea. I grew up in a happy home and have been happily married for over 20 years. I'm not interested in working that hard to understand all of the things Żuławski has to say about marriage gone awry.

    Wow, what a mind fuck. Time to decompress with some Jim Wynorski.
     

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