Well places like Facets & Amazon tend to carry almost every LEGAL European
Russian film available. Russian films in particular have a very high piracy
level. In general be
suspicious of foreign language feature films available from US distributor=
that are NOT otherwise
available from the usual suspects. As previously discussed, there are many
titles you might find
Outside the US to import but you need to be careful that they are legit (
again if you stick to large =B3respectable=B2
places like Amazon.UK or BFI I am sure they are. Also you most legal copies
of foreign language feature
NOT have English titles UNLESS they are from the UK ( or Canada etc).
In general probably 99% of films made outside the US , never obtain legit
distribution IN the US
so as usual there are plenty of titles you will never find legally.
As it happens we do a lot of deals with Mosfilm and have maybe 30 plus
( including some new ones) and the piracy on this stuff is nuts. The sales
been chasing the worst guy for over a decade and at one point the guy
claimed if the
FBI would not press charges he would help them find Osama Bin Laden. You
can=B9t make this stuff up
She did get SOME money out of him but others have taken his place.
Also to be fair the company RUSSICO which reps most of the Mosfilm library
does I am pretty sure
Have a web site but I don=B9t know if the DVDS have English titles but you ca=
On 10/23/06 2:03 PM, "Steven Harris" <SteHar@library.lib.usu.edu> wrote:
> Give me suggestions of vendors for Russian video, especially feature film=
> DVD! =20
> Alternate question: who is your favorite vendor of European video, especi=
> feature film on DVD?
> Steven R. Harris
> Collection Development Librarian
> Utah State University
> (435) 797-3861
Proud Resident of a BLUE STATE
333 W 39th St. 503
NY NY 10018
Give me suggestions of vendors for Russian video, espec= ially feature film on DVD!
Alternate question: who is your favorite vendor of European video, especial= ly feature film on DVD?
Steven R. Harris
Collection Development Librarian
Utah State University
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