Different DVD versions of Dolls

Title: Complete Collection of Takeshi Kitano [Bootleg]
Production Company: [Bootleg]
Country: China
Release date: 2004-01-01
Region (Format): 0 (NTSC)
Sound: 2.0 Dolby Digital Japanese
Subtitles: see notes*
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (16x9)
Notes: This is a DVD5 Chinese bootleg, not as "advertised" of the Bandai "Kitano Takeshi Kantoku Zenshu", but of Bandai DVD editions including both "Brother" and "Dolls", with the exception of "Violent Cop", which is a bootleg of Fox Lorber.

  • Where the original "Kitano Takeshi Kantoku Zenshu" is a box with 10 DVDs, the Bootleg is a "DVD" (VHS width) containing 10 DVDs in pair plastic wrapping. (see picture)

  • Where the original has gold base, the bootleg has a silver base.

  • Each DVD has the films poster printed on it.

  • "Violent Cop" has English subtitles and is a copy of the Fox Lorber DVD.

  • "Getting Any?" has English and Chinese subtitles and is a copy of the Summit DVD.

  • All other DVD's, "Boiling Point" to "Dolls" are copies of the Bandai DVD's.

  • They have original menu, but parts are disabled. Only play, chapters and trailer are available.

  • "Hana-Bi", "Kikujiro" and "Dolls" have Chinese, Japanese and English subtitles.

  • "A Scene at the Sea", "Kids return" and "Brother" have Chinese and English subtitles.

  • "Boiling Point" and "Sonatine" have no subtitles.

  • All DVDs has 2.0 Dolby Digital sound, except "Dolls" which is in 5.1 Dolby Digital.

  • The "Dolls" DVD has errors on it and has problem being replayed on stand alone players. The "Kikujiro" DVD has ghosting problems.

  

Title: Dolls
Production Company: Planet Entertainment
Country: Korea
Release date: 2004-10-24
Region (Format): 0 (NTSC)
Sound: 5.1 Dolby Digital Japanese and Cantonese
Subtitles: English, Korean and Chinese
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Price: $19.95
Etailer: [suggested etailer]
Additional material: Packed with 6 "Dolls" Post Cards
  

Title: Dolls / Sawako
Production Company: Seville Pictures
Country: Canada
Release date: 2004-07-27
Region (Format): 1 (NTSC)
Sound: 2.0 Dolby Digital Japanese
Subtitles: English and French
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (16x9)
Price: CDN$ 31.46
Etailer: [suggested etailer]
Additional material: none
Notes: The DVD has a reversible inlay cover, one side French (as seen above), the other English [click to view]
  

Title: Dolls
Production Company: Palm Pictures
Country: USA
Release date: 2005-03-05
Region (Format): 1 (NTSC)
Sound: 2.0 Dolby Digital Japanese
Subtitles: English
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (16x9)
Price: $24.99
Etailer: [suggested etailer]
  

Title: Dolls
Production Company: Bandai
Country: Japan
Release date: 2003-03-28
Region (Format): 2 (NTSC)
Sound: 5.1 Dolby Digital Japanese
Subtitles: English and Japanese
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (16x9)
Price: ?5000
Etailer: [suggested etailer]
Additional material: Trailer, "Dolls: Anata eno Shotaijou" (Making off - 14 minutes), Cast and Crew interviews.
  

Title: Dolls
Production Company: Boomerang
Country: Benelux
Release date: 2003-11-25
Region (Format): 2 (PAL)
Sound: 2.0 and 5.1 Dolby Digital Japanese
Subtitles: Dutch and French
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (16x9)
Price: ?22.99
Etailer: [suggested etailer]
Additional material: Interviews with Takeshi Kitano, Yohji Yamamoto and the principal actors (subs), Making Of (no subs), Report from Venice (no subs), trailers (Dolls, Brother, Kikujiro and Hana-Bi) and filmography.
  

Title: Dolls (Edition Collector 2 DVD)
Production Company: Aventi
Country: France
Release date: 2004-03-18
Region (Format): 2 (PAL)
Sound: 5.1 Dolby Digital Japanese
Subtitles: French
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (16x9)
Price: ?19.99
Etailer: [suggested etailer]
Additional material: Disc 2: Interviews with Takeshi Kitano, Miho Kanna, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Yohji Yamamoto (48 minutes), behind the scenes (18 minutes), Opening at Venice (8 minutes).
  

Title: Dolls
Production Company: DVD ? la s?ance
Country: France
Release date: 2004-04-30
Region (Format): 2 (PAL)
Sound: 2.0 Dolby Digital Japanese
Subtitles: French
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (16x9)
Price: ?2.49
Etailer: [suggested etailer]
Additional material: none
Notes: The cover says: "Valable 8H apres ouverture" - Valid 8 hours after opening. This is a decaying DVD!

The DVD is Out of Print.
  

Title: Dolls (Collector's Editon)
Production Company: Sunfilm Entertainment
Country: Germany
Release date: 2004-04-07
Region (Format): 2 (PAL)
Sound: 2.0 and 5.1 Dolby Digital Japanese
2.0 and 5.1 Dolby Digital and DTS German (dub)
Subtitles: German
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (16x9)
Price: ?22.99
Etailer: [suggested etailer]
Additional material: Disc 2: Interviews with Kitano, Kanno, Nishijima and Yamamoto (the same as on the Artificial Eye DVD), "Behind the scenes" featurette (18:05), Venice 2002 impressions (8:05), very detailed biography and filmography.
  

Title: Dolls (B?bok)
Production Company: MOK?P
Country: Hungary
Release date: 2003-12-09
Region (Format): 2 (PAL)
Sound: 2.0 Dolby Digital Japanese and Hungarian (dub)
Subtitles: Hungarian
Aspect ratio: 1.85
Price: HUF2890
Etailer: [suggested etailer]
  

Title: Dolls
Production Company: Cecchi Gori
Country: Italy
Release date: 2004-01-08
Region (Format): 2 (PAL)
Sound: 5.1 Dolby Digital Japanese and Italian (dub)
Subtitles: Italian
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Price: ?14.99
Etailer: [suggested etailer]
Additional material: none
  

Title: Dolls
Production Company: A-Film Home Entertainment
Country: Nederlands
Release date: 2004-02-26
Region (Format): 2 (PAL)
Sound: 2.0 and 5.1 Dolby Digital Japanese
Subtitles: Dutch and French
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (16x9)
Price: ?14.99
Etailer: [suggested etailer]
Additional material: Trailer, interviews with Cast and Crew, Venice 2002, Behind the Scenes, filmographies and biographies
  

Title: Kitano Collection
Country: Nederlands
Release date: 2006-08-17
Region (Format): 2 (PAL)
Sound: 2.0 Dolby Digital Japanese
Subtitles: Dutch, French
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (4:3)
Price: 49.99
Etailer: [suggested etailer]
Additional material: None
Notes: Contains Sonatine (1993), Getting Any (1995), Kid's Return (1996), Brother (2000), Dolls (2002) and Zatoichi (2003).
  

Title: Lalki
Production Company: Gutek Film / Mayfly
Country: Poland
Release date: 2002-01-01
Region (Format): 2 (PAL)
Sound: 5.1 Dolby Digital Japanese and 5.1 Dolby Digital Polish
Subtitles: Polish
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (16x9)
Price: zl 28.5
Etailer: [suggested etailer]
  

Title: Dolls
Production Company: SAV
Country: Spain
Release date: 2003-09-25
Region (Format): 2 (PAL)
Sound: 5.1 and DTS Dolby Digital Japanese and Spanish (dub)
Subtitles: Spanish
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (16x9)
Price: ?11.99
Etailer: [suggested etailer]
Additional material: Trailer, "Making of" featurette, interview with Kitano, filmography
  

Title: Dolls
Production Company: Artificial Eye
Country: United Kingdom
Release date: 2003-11-24
Region (Format): 2 (PAL)
Sound: 2.0 Dolby Digital Japanese
Subtitles: English
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (16x9)
Price: ?19.99
Etailer: [suggested etailer]
Additional material: Interviews: Takeshi Kitano (29: 50), Miho Kanno (3:55), Hidetoshi Nishijima (3:43) and Yohij Yamamoto (10:06), Text on Chikamatsu and Bunraku, Takeshi Kitano filmography, Japanese trailer (1:38), production notes and stills gallery.
  

Title: 偶斷絲連
Production Company: Panorama
Country: Hong Kong
Release date: 2003-09-08
Region (Format): 3 (NTSC)
Sound: 5.1 Dolby Digital Japanese
Subtitles: English and Chinese
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Price: HK$88.00
Etailer: [suggested etailer]
Additional material: none
  

Title: Kitano Takeshi Collection 1990~2003
Production Company: Alto Media
Country: Korea
Release date: 2006-04-25
Region (Format): 3 (NTSC)
Sound: 2.0 Dolby Digital Japanese, 5.1 Dolby Digital Japanese, DTS Japanse
Subtitles: English, Korean, None
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (16x9)
Price: $79,95
Etailer: [suggested etailer]
Additional material: Diverse
Notes: Contains all films directed by Kitano, from Violent Cop to Zatoichi.
  

Title: Dolls (Director's Suite)
Production Company: Madman
Country: Australia
Release date: 2006-05-17
Region (Format): 4 (PAL)
Sound: 5.1 Dolby Digital Japanese
Subtitles: English
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (16x9)
Price: AUS$29.83
Additional material: Interviews with Takeshi Kitano, Yohji Yamamoto and the principal actors, Making Of, Report from Venice, 20 page booklet by Henrik Sylow
  

Title: Куклы
Production Company: Ruscico
Country: Russia
Release date: 2003-08-29
Region (Format): 5 (PAL)
Sound: 5.1 Dolby Digital Japanese and Russian (voice-over)
Subtitles: Russian
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Price: RUB844
Etailer: [suggested etailer]
Additional material: Interview with Kitano, filmography
Notes: A DVD-5 edition.