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DUNE - The ULTIMATE Edition DVD

Posted: Sun May 27, 2007 10:57 pm
by moviemaker
Just picked up the Korean (official..I think???) "Ulimate Edition" of Dune and it is the ULTIMATE Edition. 4 Discs total!

I picked it up from the YesASIA (similar to amazon.com) website:

http://us.yesasia.com

It's around $28.00 and they sent it with FREE shipping!!!

When you order it says this is a Region 3 disc. It's not, it's Region 1-6 so it plays fine on U.S. players!

Having scanned through it, it seems to have the best pieces of every addition out there one of them being an actual interview with David Lynch talking about Dune in 1985 (from the latest French DVD release) and the other being the "Destination Dune" documentary (from the Lastest UK DVD release).

Quality is fantastic and in DTS and the subtitles can be turned OFF (this is a good thing!)

Here are the specs:

Dune - Ultimate Edition: Korean DVD
Released by SpectrumDVD

Disc 1 - Theatrical Version 137 minutes

* Audio:
o English Dolby Digital 5.1
o DTS
* Subtitles:
o English
o Korean
* Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1 (Anamorphic)
* Region: 1,2,3,4,5,6

Disc 2 & 3 - Extended Edition Part 1 & 2 (over 3 hours!)

* Audio:
o English
* Subtitles:
o English
o Korean
* Aspect Ratio: 4:3
* Region: 1,2,3,4,5,6

Disc 4 - Extras

* Region: 1,2,3,4,5,6

Impressions of Dune
Running time: 37:59
Optional Korean Subtitles
Originally from the UK Dune DVD

Destination Dune
Running time: 6:19
Optional Korean Subtitles
Originally from the UK Dune DVD

David Lynch Interview
Running time: 8:22
Optional Korean Subtitles
Originally from the French Dune DVD

Interview with Frank Herbert
Running time: 1:24
Optional Korean Subtitles
Originally from the UK Dune DVD

Trailer
Running time: 1:33
Originally from the French Dune DVD

Poster
Gallery of 15 French captioned posters
Running time: 1:14
Originally from the French Dune DVD

Product Gallery
Gallery of 23 French captioned Dune toys, books etc.
Running time: 1:54
Originally from the French Dune DVD

Photo Gallery
Gallery of 28 photographs and 7 cut scenes with French captions
Running time: 2:54
Originally from the French Dune DVD

Sketch Gallery
Gallery of 15 preparatory drawings.
Running time: 1:14
Originally from the French Dune DVD

Toto O.S.T.
Short video clip of Toto playing music from Dune
Running time: 2:30

Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2007 12:47 pm
by Annie
That sounds truly amazing, moviemaker! I'd really like to get it; any indication it would only be around for a limited time? I think I'll try to write the site. Thank you for posting that! I'm rereading all Frank Herbert's DUNE books, so it's very timely for me now.

Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2007 7:52 am
by mcseanc
I saw this thread and went to yesasia.com to order a copy straight away :D
I am looking forward to watching it since I never have :)

Thanks for the headsup!

Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2007 7:14 pm
by Annie
Welcome mcseanc--always glad to see another DUNE lover here! Let us know what you think. I would love to get that version.

Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2007 7:47 am
by mcseanc
Thank you Annie :)

NO!
I have just received an email from yesasia.com saying that they weren't able to find the requested product anywhere!

NO! WHY?!

Well.. I guess I'll have to buy another Dune DVD.. :( sigh

Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2007 11:04 am
by moviemaker
Wow...already sold out...or what?

Here is the barcode for the DUNE Ultimate Edition if that helps: 8809113259952
Copyright 2005 Spectrum DVD.

Put in that number in google and found the DVD for sale here:

http://www.hkflix.com/xq/asp/filmID.536431/qx/details.htm

Hope this helps.

P.S. I've seen it for sale on eBay as well. Just make sure the seller is reputable. :wink:

Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2007 11:44 am
by Annie
Hey moviemaker! That link works, but it looks like you have to have a region free DVD player--is that what you have?

Re: DUNE - The ULTIMATE Edition DVD

Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2007 2:01 pm
by moviemaker
moviemaker wrote:
When you order it says this is a Region 3 disc. It's not, it's Region 1-6 so it plays fine on U.S. players!


Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2007 5:31 pm
by mcseanc
Oh thanks moviemaker! :D
I have now ordered a copy from a seemingly reliable ebay-seller :)
Thanks, I forgot about ebay in my frustration :)

Re:

Posted: Sun Jan 04, 2009 2:50 pm
by moviemaker
mcseanc wrote:Oh thanks moviemaker! :D
I have now ordered a copy from a seemingly reliable ebay-seller :)
Thanks, I forgot about ebay in my frustration :)


Did you ever receive your copy? What do you think?