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Tigrero: A Film That Was Never Made

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Tigrero: A Film That Was Never Made documents director Sam Fuller as he returns with fellow filmmakers Mika Kaurismäki and Jim Jarmusch to a portion of the Amazon where Fuller had once begun work on an action film that was to star the biggest box-office attraction in America in its time, John Wayne. Although that film never happened, this documentary gives Fuller the chance to reminisce about his legendary career. The DVD release of this documentary offers a widescreen transfer that preserves the original ...
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Overview

Tigrero: A Film That Was Never Made documents director Sam Fuller as he returns with fellow filmmakers Mika Kaurismäki and Jim Jarmusch to a portion of the Amazon where Fuller had once begun work on an action film that was to star the biggest box-office attraction in America in its time, John Wayne. Although that film never happened, this documentary gives Fuller the chance to reminisce about his legendary career. The DVD release of this documentary offers a widescreen transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.66:1. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Stereo. Supplemental materials include a commentary track recorded by Kaurismäki, extra interview materials edited from the finished film, and some of the footage filmed by Fuller during his initial trip to the Amazon in 1954.
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Special Features

A new Digital widescreen transfer (1.78:1) enhanced for 16x9 TVs; Audio commentary by filmmaker Jim Jarmusch and director Mika Kaurismäki; Samuel Fuller's original 16mm cinemascope footage from 1954; 20 minutes of outtakes and interview footage featuring Samuel Fuller and Jim Jarmusch; A gallery of photos from Jim Jarmusch's personal collection; Excerpts from Samuel Fuller's unproduced screenplay of Tigrero!
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/18/2004
  • UPC: 695026704126
  • Original Release: 1994
  • Rating:

  • Source: Fantoma
  • Aspect Ratio: Alternate Wide Screen (1.78:1)
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Time: 1:15:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 66,408

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Samuel Fuller Himself
Jim Jarmusch Himself
The Karaja
Technical Credits
Mika Kaurismäki Director, Editor, Producer, Screenwriter
Jacques Cheuiche Cinematographer
Christa Fuller-Lang Associate Producer
Chuck Jonkey Score Composer
The Karaja Score Composer
Hartmunt Klenke Associate Producer
Bruno Stroppiana Co-producer
Carl-Ludwig Trettinger Co-producer
Nana Vasconcelos Score Composer
Eila Werning Associate Producer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. A Surprise [6:15]
2. The Karaja [7:25]
3. Sam's Screening [7:28]
4. Mato Grosso [4:26]
5. The Chief [4:34]
6. Preserving Their Culture [10:51]
7. The Story [:01]
8. Tigrero [7:23]
9. An Amazing Cast [4:12]
10. "W" for Weird [5:19]
11. History of Mankind [6:59]
12. Jim's Surprise [7:18]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Film
   Scene Selection
   Special Features
      Audio Commentary With Jim Jarmusch and Mika Kaurismäki: On
      Audio Commentary With Jim Jarmusch and Mika Kaurismäki: Off
      Sam Fuller's Original 16mm Cinemascope Footage
      Outtakes and Additional Footage
         The Devil's Throat
         Kidnappers Cigars & Blunts
         Baby Bastards & Barbara Stanwyck
         Money
         America Is Uncivilized
         Crocodile
         Tinikling
         Baseball
         Stealing Heaven
         Play All
      A Collection of Jim Jarmusch's Personal Photos
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