there is a legitimate edition of El Topo, not from rarevideo.com but
from rarovideo.com - one letter makes the difference!
You can get it from this first class Italian mail order shop as a DVD in
Spanish with English subtitles and region code 0, but PAL!
It's the 119 minute version (125 min. originally).
If you want the complete uncensored version
you can get it from Japan
This edition is in Spanish with no English subtitles and is region coded
2, but NTSC!
With kind regards
Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin
The British video from Nouveaux Pictures is out of print.
Milos Stehlik schrieb:
> At a screening of EL TOPO a few years ago, Alejandro Jodorowsky, the
> director, begged anyone in the audience to steal the print from the
> projection booth, because he so hates Allen Klein who refuses to release it
> in any form.
> There was a legitimate release, so it seems, of both EL TOPO and HOLY
> MOUNTAIN by a major British independent (forget precisely who, Artificial
> Eye?) some years back in the UK - none here.
> Milos Stehlik
> Facets Multi-Media, Inc.
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> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Jessica Rosner
> Sent: Tuesday, June 22, 2004 3:10 PM
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> Subject: Re: [Videolib] El Topo has never been legitimately available inthe
> US, correct?
> I am not aware of any legit release This one like say El Norte is so widely
> bootlegged ( though El Norte HAD a legit release 15 years or so ago) that it
> gets hard to figure out what is going on. Apparently these are bizarre
> combinations of rights holders who don't or won't license their films but
> do little to police the vast number of pirate copies.
> Jessica Rosner
> Kino International
> 333 W 39th St. 503
> NY NY 10018
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> > Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2004 14:57:05 -0400
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> > Subject: [Videolib] El Topo has never been legitimately available in the
> > correct?
> > There is a copy from rarevideo.com listed on half.com that claims to be
> > legit but I have my doubts.
> > Chris Lewis
> > Media Librarian/Humanities Collection Manager
> > American University Library
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