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When on earth is this coming out on DVD?


It's amazing to me that this film has "slipped through the cracks." Is there a dispute over ownership? Or do people simply think that, with the fall of apartheid, the history of that era is a dead issue? Whatever the reason may be, it's keeping one of the best films of the '80s restricted to VHS.

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Thats a very good point. Now that S.Africa has been awarded the 2010 World Cup, we should examine the relationship whites have had in the dark continent. As a black person, the fascination with africa by whites has fascinated me. Especially films about Africa with no black main characters. I hope we can learn from these films about an uncomfortable past, so that we may enjoy apartheid free S.Africa. I havent seen this film, but I did see the "Kitchen Toto". I hope to see "A World Apart" very soon. This issue makes me and most blacks uncomfortable. Its a reality we must face.

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I love this movie and own it on VHS.I hope it comes out on DVD sometime in the future, for better quality and perhaps some special features.

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According to Amazon.com August 23, 2005.

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It's already out!

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Is it really out in the UK? Or has it been deleted? I've been trying to find this (in any format) for years, and have failed miserably. I taped it off the telly in the 80s and wore the tape to death, but haven't seen it in at least ten years now. I am dying to see it again. It's a wonderful film, and it has so many memories of my childhood interwoven with it.

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You'll find it on amazon.co.uk by the way and probably on amazon.com too. Unfortunately though it's only on region 1 so you'll need a multi-regional dvd player to watch it. I just bought it from a seller on amazon.co.uk. I hope you find this useful if you haven't found it already.

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I just found it at Giant Tiger for four bucks! w00t.

I would watch it again and again. - blinkmaneast90, IMDb

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Re: When on earth is this coming out on DVD?

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I got it on DVD, Region 1, from Amazon.com. last year.

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Blu Ray now.

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