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Lake of Shark: UK DVD release?

Bobby Smiles
Member
#1 · Posted: 5 Mar 2005 20:43
New to the forums, so hello.

Wish I had kept all my books now, my daughter is discovering Tintin now, I bought the books new for 65p, now they are £6.99, same story, same pictures, but I am waffling on…

What I want to know is when is The Lake of Sharks going to be released in the UK on DVD?
Richard
UK Correspondent
#2 · Posted: 6 Mar 2005 22:49 · Edited by: Richard
First of all, welcome to the forums !

Afraid I can't help on the UK DVD release, although you could get the French one from Amazon.fr - it has an English-language track on it, plus is R2 so it'll play over here.
jockosjungle
Member
#3 · Posted: 7 Mar 2005 08:57
Welcome Bobby!

I was just looking at my old Tintin books and I thought inflation was high because they all said £2.25 on the back!

There is no UK DVD release for The Lake of Sharks, although it is out in Canada on R1, and on R2 in France as Richard said.

However although both have an English soundtrack the writing is all in French and the R1 has a very poor picture quality.

If you have a multi-region player the Australian R4 might be something to go for!

Better transfer, and all English!

Rik
tintinuk
Moderator Emeritus
#4 · Posted: 7 Mar 2005 18:11 · Edited by: tintinuk
I own the French release; and I thoroughly recommend it - no problems with the soundtrack whatsoever, and the picture quality is probably the best there is. Haven't tried the Australian R4 disc though, but if it's R2 you're after, then this is the way to go.
Peveus
Member
#5 · Posted: 16 Mar 2005 13:27
I have the Australian Region 4 version and it's fine. The only problem I have is the voices. Ugh! I grew up with the 1992 Canadian series so uhh... Haddock the Popeye is weird as all heck!

And Snowy is a real dog barking!
SingingGandalf
Member
#6 · Posted: 26 Apr 2006 16:43 · Edited by: SingingGandalf
Just to update, Lake of Sharks has just been released in the UK on DVD, as of 2006, in a 3-part boxed set.

Here is it for sale on Amazon.
tybaltstone
Member
#7 · Posted: 26 Apr 2006 18:56
SingingGandalf:
Lake of Sharks has just been released in the UK on DVD

That's a shame. I hope it doesn't put anyone off trying the books… ;-)

Also, how can a single film come in a boxed set? DVD marketing is potty.

There are still discs being released that claim interactive menus are a special feature…

Moderator Note: There there, Garen – the nurse will bring you your warm milk soon… ;-)

It is of course just one of three animated movies in the box.

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