Asia Extreme Region 1 DVD Attack

Some of you might finally get to see the famous ‘Battle Royale’ thanks to Tartan and their US attack they’ve initiated. The other day they launched their US website, which had details on two upcoming DVD releases- the amazing Phone and Doppelganger (review). Read on for details…
Tartan Video has announced that the first two Region 1 home releases in its Asia Extreme line, Ahn Byeong-ki’s Korean Phone and Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Japanese Doppelganger, will hit DVD January 25 with extra features.

Phone will be presented in anamorphic widescreen with DTS and Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround soundtracks, plus audio commentary, behind-the-scenes material, interviews, a making-of featurette, TV spots and Asia Extreme trailers. Doppelganger will have the same picture/audio specs and come with an interview with director Kurosawa, a making-of piece, trailers and TV spots. Both discs will carry a retail price of $24.99. Upcoming on Asia Extreme’s slate are such Far East favorites as Old Boy, A Tale Of Two Sisters and this year’s Korean box-office hit R Point.

Source: TartanUSA