Jacques Rivette on DVD and BD

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Re: Jacque Rivette on DVD

#151 Post by MichaelB » Thu Aug 27, 2009 7:50 am

I can confirm that Secret Defense has got to the checkdisc stage, as there's one sitting in my review pile right now.

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Re: Jacque Rivette on DVD

#152 Post by justeleblanc » Thu Aug 27, 2009 8:57 am

Who the fuck is JACQUE Rivettes?

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Re: Jacque Rivette on DVD

#153 Post by Tommaso » Thu Aug 27, 2009 9:17 am

"Locked up inside my opium den
Surrounded by some chinamen
I'd sing the song that I sang then
About the time they called me JAC-QUEEE..

If I could be for only an hour..."

<courtesy of Scott Walker/Jacques Brel>

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Re: Jacque Rivette on DVD

#154 Post by Zazou dans le Metro » Thu Aug 27, 2009 9:36 am

Tommaso wrote:"Locked up inside my opium den
Surrounded by some chinamen
I'd sing the song that I sang then
About the time they called me JAC-QUEEE..

If I could be for only an hour..."

<courtesy of Scott Walker/Jacques Brel>
Yes for JacqueS Rivette the last line would read. If it could last for only an hour longer.
A propos of which. Does the new AE edition of Noiseuse have the Claire Denis doc on it that bumps it to 3 discs?
Is this yet another question for Checkdisc Charlie aka MichaelB?

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Re: Jacque Rivette on DVD

#155 Post by domino harvey » Thu Aug 27, 2009 10:14 am

I thought/hoped the two-hour version was on the third disc

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Re: Jacque Rivette on DVD

#156 Post by Michael Kerpan » Thu Aug 27, 2009 10:27 am

People do realize that Rivette's given name is mis-spelled in the title of this thread, don't they? Who can fix this -- or do we like having it wrong? ;~}

Addendum -- some kind moderating entity has fixed JR's name.

Hurrah!
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Re: Jacque Rivette on DVD

#157 Post by Tommaso » Thu Aug 27, 2009 10:59 am

Now that's a quite rivetting proposal. :-k

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Re: Jacque Rivette on DVD

#158 Post by Dazza » Thu Aug 27, 2009 4:10 pm

MichaelB wrote:I can confirm that Secret Defense has got to the checkdisc stage, as there's one sitting in my review pile right now.
OK. I expected it to be on course for October. It was the only one I didn't have in the as-yet-unmaterialised collection but ordered the set anyway as it was fairly cheap. The R1 had become too difficult and expensive to source, but I've since picked up the R1 at an OK price as I didn't really want to wait until Oct. Although I guess if Secret Defense is definitely coming then that collection shouldn't be too hard to cobble together - seeing as AE already have both Marie & Julien & Va Savoir in circulation...

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Re: Jacques Rivette on DVD

#159 Post by charal » Sat Dec 04, 2010 9:07 pm

Apologies if this has been mentioned before.

The French DVD of La religieuse/The Nun by Studio Canal was released on Sept. 7. Does anyone know if it is due out in the UK or US in the near future?

Check this out on youtube for a teaser.

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Re: Jacques Rivette on DVD

#160 Post by justeleblanc » Sun Dec 05, 2010 12:39 am

charal wrote:Apologies if this has been mentioned before.

The French DVD of La religieuse/The Nun by Studio Canal was released on Sept. 7. Does anyone know if it is due out in the UK or US in the near future?

Check this out on youtube for a teaser.
This looks like a DVD-R no? Lionsgate owns the rights in the US and I doubt they'll release it on a regular line.

Studio Canal can easily start pumping out DVD-Rs for Optimum and Lionsgate, it's just a matter of making subs. Studio Canal has been so slow on their Blu rays its embarrassing, so I doubt we'll ever see this terrific film in 1080p.

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Re: Jacques Rivette on DVD

#161 Post by Fierias » Sun Dec 05, 2010 3:19 am

au contraire, it's a pretty nice, dual-layer, anamorphic, progressive disc. I slapped some English subs onto it that I found on the internet, and, well, you can judge the image for yourself here.

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Re: Jacques Rivette on DVD

#162 Post by justeleblanc » Sun Dec 05, 2010 12:21 pm

Fierias wrote:au contraire, it's a pretty nice, dual-layer, anamorphic, progressive disc. I slapped some English subs onto it that I found on the internet, and, well, you can judge the image for yourself here.
Can DVD-R not be dual-layer, anamorphic, or progressive?
My point was that once in the SC DVD-R system there's little reason why Lionsgate couldn't offer it to North Americans who like Rivette. You know, the six of us.

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Re: Jacques Rivette on DVD

#163 Post by Fierias » Sun Dec 05, 2010 1:01 pm

pardon. In that case, I'll say I'm not an expert on what makes a DVD-R distinguishable from a regular commercial DVD, but can say that, superficially, it looks like any other disc I own.

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Re: Jacques Rivette on DVD

#164 Post by accatone » Thu May 19, 2011 4:43 am

Out 1 − Noli me tangere | Spectre from absolut medien. Original french language + german subs..
Obviously from the title, both cuts on 5 DVDs + booklet:
http://www.absolutmedien.de/main.php?vi ... st_item=60" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Has this been posted before?

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Re: Jacques Rivette on DVD

#165 Post by Wu.Qinghua » Thu May 19, 2011 5:02 am

accatone wrote:Has this been posted before?
Yes ... Tommaso has posted the news in another thread. Have a look here.

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Re: Jacques Rivette on DVD

#166 Post by accatone » Thu May 19, 2011 5:04 am

Okay - sorry - please delete (or keep, because it is RIVETTE ON DVD, the topic)…

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Re: Jacques Rivette on DVD

#167 Post by Wu.Qinghua » Thu May 19, 2011 5:11 am

Oh? ... I am very sorry. I didn't mean to communicate that I'd considered your post as unnecessary, accatone. On the contrary, I think that it's been quite a good idea to hint at the upcoming Absolut release in the Rivette dvd thread, so I suggest not to delete!

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Re: Jacques Rivette on DVD

#168 Post by Tommaso » Thu May 19, 2011 6:20 am

For some reason, the main discussion of this release and Rivette in general is currently going on in the CC Forthcoming Thread here. Perhaps these posts should be moved to this thread or the general Rivette thread in the Old Films section?

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Re: Jacques Rivette on DVD

#169 Post by feckless boy » Thu Jun 23, 2011 9:42 am

Posted some screen-caps of the Italian release of Merry-Go-Round in the proper thread.

In short: looks very good, no English subs (forced Italian subs, but not burnt-in, i.e. removable if you back it up - burn a new disc).

Slightly techy: the Italian disc is PAL-encoded, 153 min run-time, average bit-rate: 6.5 Mb/sec, dual-layered, region 2 coded.

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Re: Jacques Rivette on DVD

#170 Post by martin » Fri Jun 24, 2011 2:11 pm

feckless boy wrote:Posted some screen-caps of the Italian release of Merry-Go-Round in the proper thread.
Thanks. I have the German release (the 4-disc Rivette box set from Kinowelt/Arthaus) which seems a bit softer and more grainy, I think. I'll see if I can grab some matching screen captures tomorrow.

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Re: Jacques Rivette on DVD

#171 Post by martin » Sun Jun 26, 2011 6:33 am

I've uploaded some screen caps of the German dvd. The Italian dvd definetely looks better. Notice in the first image, for instance, how the letters on the letter in his left hand are almost missing.

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Re: Jacques Rivette on DVD

#172 Post by feckless boy » Mon Jun 27, 2011 3:13 am

Yeah, the letters on the letter! But the German disc certainly looks watchable, no? I know it's hard to tell from just a few screen-grabs, but it seems to be on par with BFI's Céline and Julie - a decent placeholder.

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Re: Jacques Rivette on DVD

#173 Post by darkglobe » Tue Jun 25, 2013 8:27 am

Hi !
Here's a Link to an italian post with some screenshoots captured from OUT 1 DVDs by Absolut Medien.

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Re: Jacques Rivette on DVD

#174 Post by Calvin » Thu Jul 18, 2013 2:01 pm

The Nun is being released on Blu-Ray in Japan this August

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Re: Jacques Rivette on DVD and BD

#175 Post by rrenault » Sat Jul 20, 2013 7:54 am

Who actually owns the rights to Out 1? Who would Criterion hypothetically license it from?

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