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« : September 12, 2012, 04:19:50 PM »

When I first saw it in the late '70's I think, as I have already written, it was cut a good 30 minutes or even more. The 150' edition gives us a movie which is perfect until Ventura's arrest, but then the plot is rather contrived, not to say stupid. I would like to remember what was cut in the italian release. 8\10


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« #1 : September 17, 2012, 02:53:17 PM »

Alain Corneau remade it in 2007, if you are interested.



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« #2 : September 17, 2012, 03:57:14 PM »

Alain Corneau remade it in 2007, if you are interested.
Thanx for the info, but do you think is worth watching?


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« #3 : September 18, 2012, 04:57:00 AM »

When I first saw it in the late '70's I think, as I have already written, it was cut a good 30 minutes or even more. The 150' edition gives us a movie which is perfect until Ventura's arrest, but then the plot is rather contrived, not to say stupid. I would like to remember what was cut in the italian release. 8\10
The current R1 DVD release (via Criterion) lists a running time of 144.



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« #4 : September 18, 2012, 08:02:34 AM »

The current R1 DVD release (via Criterion) lists a running time of 144.
You mean the transfer?


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« #5 : September 18, 2012, 09:53:54 AM »

Thanx for the info, but do you think is worth watching?

Telling the truth, no I don't think so. I only saw the trailers, it looks very videoish, with bad acting. Moreover, Corneau died shortly after this one (he just got the time to shoot another one), I suspect he was already quite tired.



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« #6 : September 18, 2012, 10:33:19 AM »

You mean the transfer?
I mean the current R1 DVD (via Criterion) lists a running time of 144.



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« #7 : September 18, 2012, 10:41:43 AM »

Telling the truth, no I don't think so. I only saw the trailers, it looks very videoish, with bad acting. Moreover, Corneau died shortly after this one (he just got the time to shoot another one), I suspect he was already quite tired.
I haven't seen the remake and it may in fact be bad. But if so, not for the reason you suggest, I don't think. His final film, Love Crime, is quite good.



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« #8 : September 18, 2012, 03:25:16 PM »

I mean the current R1 DVD (via Criterion) lists a running time of 144.
That means that before the transfer from film to video the running time was 150', as listed at IMDB.


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« #9 : March 04, 2018, 12:05:19 AM »

https://www.yahoo.com/gma/dramatic-video-shows-suspects-arrested-alleged-plot-rob-074503264--abc-news-topstories.html


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« #10 : March 06, 2018, 11:54:21 AM »

https://www.yahoo.com/gma/dramatic-video-shows-suspects-arrested-alleged-plot-rob-074503264--abc-news-topstories.html
Why isn't this posted in the Criss Cross thread?



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« #11 : March 06, 2018, 03:38:02 PM »

Why isn't this posted in the Criss Cross thread?

it should be also, no?


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