Welcome Guest [Log In] [Register]
Welcome to THE CINEHOUND FORUM: Dedicated to Bill Barounis (RIP). We hope you enjoy your visit.


You're currently viewing our forum as a guest. This means you are limited to certain areas of the board and there are some features you can't use. If you join our community, you'll be able to access member-only sections, and use many member-only features such as customizing your profile, sending personal messages, and voting in polls. Registration is simple, fast, and completely free.


Join our community!


If you're already a member please log in to your account to access all of our features:

Username:   Password:
Add Reply
Samson and Delilah; Suzzanna
Topic Started: Apr 2 2017, 10:24 PM (672 Views)
shootgringoshoot
Member Avatar
Superstar Member
I made a compare of the indonesian movie Samsan and Delilah.

thank you Kurt for giving me a dvdr of the Korean vhs.

these 3 version I compared with each other:

French DVD
French / PAL / Widescreen
Posted Image

Korean VHS (dvdr copy)
English language / NTSC / Fullscreen
Posted Image

Malaysian VCD
Bahasa / PAL / Fullscreen
Posted Image

some random screenshots to compare the image quality of the 3 versions
Posted Image

the dvd is clearly the better version. the image is not cropped, sharp, a bit dark, but for this rare movie, a real joy, also has the longest runtime.
the vhs has the lowest image quality .... but an english audio track......runtime is shorter as the dvd.
the vcd has brighter colors. there are some "night and indore" scene that are very dark on the dvd, and much clearer on the vcd, has the shortest runtime, but has 1 scene that is not on the dvd or the vhs.

the vcd is dubed in bahasa, the funny thing is that many of the dialogs between delilah and her father are partly in dutch,
this is ofcours because they play dutch occupiers.

a great fan project could be made when the audio of the vhs would put under the french dvd.

Samson dan Delilah
year: 1987
runtime: 93 minutes
Producer: Ram Soraya
Director: Sisworo Gautama Putra
Writer: Naryono Prayitno, Tim Soraya Film
Cast: Paul Hay, Suzanna, Eddy Gunawan, Melisa Husein, Corbi
Main language Bahasa

Synopsis

A retelling of the Samson and Delilah story, Paiman is a child conceived when a Dutch colonial raped his mother in Java. So Paiman has fair skin and blond hair. He is also an undefeated champion fighter, who is arrested when Delilah, a daughter of a colonial resident, tricks him. Shortly before the execution is carried out, Delilah starts to love Paiman, of whom she calls by the name, Samson. By using his recovered supernatural power, Samson demolishes the courthouse and kills every colonial, except Delilah.

the cuts are based on the runtime of the french dvd

at:
03:37 - this scene is ONLY on the vcd. after the prayer samson has an extra work-out scene
Posted Image

04:33 - the rape scene of samsons mother is not on the vcd

09:49 - samsons flasback has a blue filter over it on the dvd and the vhs version, on the vcd the colors stay normal

+/- 35:00 - while samsons friend is beying beaten by the cyclops and his hoodlums. we see the cyclops in a short cut. this is only on the vcd.
Posted Image

35:34 - when samson throws the spike shield to the cyclops, the cyclops is cut in half. this scene is only on the dvd.
Posted Image

47:40 - the shaman grabs the heart out of the lieutenants chest. he holds the heart infront of the lieutenant before he drobs dead. the full scene is only on the dvd, the version on the vhs is also cut.
Posted Image

55:34 - samson is in a battle when an evil spirit, he cuts his body in 2, now he has to fight the legs only. this scene is in both dvd and vcd
Posted Image

62:05 - during the love scene delilah is sucking a banana! this scene is only on the dvd. the love scene is completely cut from the vcd
Posted Image

79:00 - samson eyes are stabbed out by the lieutenant, and he is trown in jail. a friend of samson comes to visit him during the night to give him hes eyes back! with help of some voodoo power the his eyes in her tits. when samson pushes his face against her tits he will get his eye-sight back! this scene is not on the vcd.
Posted Image

Edited by shootgringoshoot, Jul 8 2017, 08:13 PM.


Offline Profile Quote Post Goto Top
 
shootgringoshoot
Member Avatar
Superstar Member
would be great if somebody want to make a fandub.
I dont have the software for it.


Offline Profile Quote Post Goto Top
 
shootgringoshoot
Member Avatar
Superstar Member
Jack J
Apr 11 2017, 11:28 PM
Awesome compare! Thanks, Tom!!!

Is Kotar (or whatever his forum name is) still on this board???
you are welcome jack, if you can find that dvdr of satans bed, I can make a compare between the german vhs, maybe the korean vhs and your dvdr. have to see if I can spot a vcd of the movie

I havent seen peter / kothar online for a very long time, no idea if he still collects?


Offline Profile Quote Post Goto Top
 
shootgringoshoot
Member Avatar
Superstar Member
would like to make a fan project of this movie, still looking for orriginal artwork / lobby card


Offline Profile Quote Post Goto Top
 
shootgringoshoot
Member Avatar
Superstar Member
dvd is done.
french dvd with 2 vcd scene's added.
english audio from the korean vhs.
english subtitles for the scene's that are in bahasa.
now I have too make a package design.
Edited by shootgringoshoot, Jun 23 2017, 09:51 PM.


Offline Profile Quote Post Goto Top
 
shootgringoshoot
Member Avatar
Superstar Member
20 copies now availabel

Posted Image


Offline Profile Quote Post Goto Top
 
1 user reading this topic (1 Guest and 0 Anonymous)
ZetaBoards - Free Forum Hosting
Fully Featured & Customizable Free Forums
Learn More · Register Now
« Previous Topic · Asian Movies · Next Topic »
Add Reply