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Roman’s Repulsion (and other stuff)

Advantages: One great film, two good ones
Disadvantages: The sound quality on one of the films isn’t great

...This is a four-disk set available for £40 from amazon. This is clearly a bit too pricy. Roman Polanski was one of the most consistently interesting directors of the 60s and 70s. Since then – since his trouble with the law – his films have been ...

hogsflesh 31.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Roman Polanski Collection (Box Set) (DVD)

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Macbeth DVD-very good for GCSE which it is mainly used for

Advantages: Understanding and visualising the play and language.
Disadvantages: the film is just over 2 hours and the picture quality is not great.

I really enjoyed this, I am not one to pick up a Shakespear play for interest, the reason I needed to watch the DVD was because I was doing an evening GCSE course, I feel you get more into it and get to know the charactors alot more and understand the sto ...

prettydaisy01 20.10.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Macbeth (DVD)

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Great collection for people who like thrillers.

Advantages: Three excellent films in one set
Disadvantages: None I can think of

...directed by Roman Polanski. 1. Rosemary's baby This is a 1969 film starring Mia Farrow and Ruth Gordon, based on the novel by Ira Levin. It is one of the best horror films ever made, in my opinion. It is a story o ...

cersei 30.03.2007 · Read full review
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Tess - Not Quite A Period Romp

Advantages: a touching and tragic love story
Disadvantages: at 3 hours some might find it too lengthy

Tess, which was released in 1979, was adapted from the Thomas Hardy novel entitled "Tess of the D'Urbervilles". It's the 3rd film adaptation of the book and having not seen the other two, I can't say how good or bad they are, but I quite enjoyed this one. ...

anonymili 30.06.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Tess (DVD)

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A Rural Delight

Advantages: Excellent filming and script
Disadvantages: Limited and unconvincing acting

...Although based on a great novel the film is rather disappointing mainly because I never really found Tess the heroine of the novel very inspiring and this interpretation of the English peasant girl by Nastassja Kinski is totally unconvincing as she seems ...

xoxloulabellexox 03.06.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Tess (DVD)

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