Sleeping Dogs and Smash Palace now on DVD

Discussion in 'DVD Video' started by Charles Eggen, Jun 25, 2004.

  1. The two early New Zealand films of director Roger Donaldson, SLEEPING
    DOGS and SMASH PALACE are now available on DVD. Anchor Bay
    Entertainment has released a two disc set containing these two films
    with restored widescreen, enhanced for 16x9, image and restored Dolby
    digital 5.1 surround sound. Additional extras include a 65 minute
    documentary "The Making of Sleeping Dogs" and audio commentary with
    Roger Donaldson, Sam Neill and Ian Mune; a 51 minute documentary "The
    Making of Smash Palace", and audio commentary with Roger Donaldson and
    Steve Millen. Bios, poster and still galleries as well as production
    "behind-the-scenes" stills and advertising art are included. These
    titles are no currently available separately on DVD.

    This a an NTSC R1 release and is currently selling for $20 - $30us
    from various North American retailers. When searching for it, be sure
    to ask for: ROGER DONALDSON COLLECTION for the title search. You
    probably won't find it if you search for the film titles. Reviews of
    the added material will come at a later date.

    Charles Eggen, Jun 25, 2004
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    KING B MAN Guest

    KING B MAN, Jun 25, 2004
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    flyinyereye Guest

    Good stuff. I see Goodbye Pork Pie is available in the UK, abeit in 4:3

    I'd like to get that, plus The Scarecrow, Ruby & Rata and User Friendly if
    and when they ever get released.
    flyinyereye, Jun 26, 2004
  4. All three of those films are available, but so far only on PAL/VHS
    (except for Scarecrow which can be found on used NTSC/VHS as well).
    New PAL/VHS copies can be purchased from:

    Charles Eggen, Jun 26, 2004
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    flyinyereye Guest

    Thanks, pity I don't have a VCR any more then, which is why I'm waiting for
    DVDs which may never eventuate.

    BTW that website wouldn't come up.
    flyinyereye, Jun 27, 2004
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    Apteryx Guest

    I'm guessing it should be
    Apteryx, Jun 27, 2004
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    flyinyereye Guest

    flyinyereye, Jun 27, 2004
  8. Yes, my stupid finger hit the v instead of r. That's my excuse and I'm
    sticking to it.

    Charles Eggen, Jun 27, 2004
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