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Taylor Made

Posted in FILM with tags , , , , , , on May 3, 2012 by dcairns

David Ehrenstein’s been nudging me to write about IDENTIKIT, AKA THE DRIVER’S SEAT for almost as long as The Forgotten has been appearing. With the help of a fan-dub which grafted the English language soundtrack from the duff bargain-bin VHS onto the pristine image of the Italian DVD, I’ve finally been able to give the film the viewing it deserves. Result.

It occurs to me that a lovely Giuseppe Patroni Griffi box set would be a nice idea: GPG’s sexy, perverse and doom-laden cinema deserves a wider audience and greater ease of access. In the spirit of the heroic fandubber alluded to above, I’ve just used Google Translate to convert a French subtitle file for his LA DIVINA CREATURA to English — now I must see if the result makes the slightest bit of sense…

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