Montage Pictures: Donbass

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lzx
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Montage Pictures: Donbass

#1 Post by lzx » Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:32 am

zedz wrote:
Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:07 pm
Donbass (Sergei Loznitsa) – This film is even more in the carnivalesque, scabrous and funny / despairing vein of Kira Muratova than A Gentle Creature. It’s a rotten daisy chain of bleak sketches targeting the ongoing atmosphere of violence, corruption and disinformation in Ukraine that ends up almost back where it starts, with one gruesome twist. As cinematically impressive as all of Loznitsa’s work, I initially wasn’t as impressed with the film as I was with A Gentle Creature, or My Joy, but it’s had a much more vivid half-life in my memory than I expected for such an episodic work. It really packs a cumulative wallop.
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Re: Montage Pictures: Donbass

#2 Post by swo17 » Fri May 24, 2019 11:41 am

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zedz
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Re: Montage Pictures: Donbass

#3 Post by zedz » Fri May 24, 2019 6:45 pm

Hooray! Amazing film.

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Re: Montage Pictures: Donbass

#4 Post by BrianB » Wed Jan 01, 2020 9:52 pm

Bought this on blu ray and it won’t play on my multi-region player. Instead I get a message imploring me to buy a multi region player. All my other region b discs still work on this player so I am wondering if this is an issue anyone else has had?

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Re: Montage Pictures: Donbass

#5 Post by swo17 » Mon Jan 06, 2020 3:37 am

BrianB wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 9:52 pm
Bought this on blu ray and it won’t play on my multi-region player. Instead I get a message imploring me to buy a multi region player. All my other region b discs still work on this player so I am wondering if this is an issue anyone else has had?
Sorry yours isn't working but mine plays fine

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Re: Montage Pictures: Donbass

#6 Post by Aunt Peg » Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:59 am

BrianB wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 9:52 pm
Bought this on blu ray and it won’t play on my multi-region player. Instead I get a message imploring me to buy a multi region player. All my other region b discs still work on this player so I am wondering if this is an issue anyone else has had?
I have one player set to A and another player set to B but sometimes one of them will flicker over to the other region for some unknown reason. Try a couple of other Region B locked discs and see if they work (if you haven't already). You may have to reset you player to Region B.

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Re: Montage Pictures: Donbass

#7 Post by TMDaines » Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:17 am

Sounds like a very similar issue to this. Maybe following this trick can solve it: http://www.criterionforum.org/forum/vie ... 33#p679433

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Re: Montage Pictures: Donbass

#8 Post by BrianB » Mon Jan 06, 2020 5:14 pm

TMDaines wrote:
Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:17 am
Sounds like a very similar issue to this. Maybe following this trick can solve it: http://www.criterionforum.org/forum/vie ... 33#p679433
Thanks. I will give it a try

It worked! Thanks for the help!

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