(aka "Chongqing senlin")

directed by Wong Kar-wai
Hong Kong 1994

Ocean Shores - HK -  Region 0 vs. Miramax - Rolling Thunder - Region 1

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Distribution Ocean Shores Video
Region 0 (NTSC)
Region 1 (North America)
Runtime 154:00 min ( With 'Ocean Shores' Promo Logo ) 142:00 min
Video 1.85 Widescreen squished from Full Frame
Average Bitrate: 4.97 mb/s
NTSC 704x480 29.97 f/s
1.85:1 Letterboxed WideScreen Anamorphic
Average Bitrate: 7.63 mb/s
NTSC 704x480 29.97 f/s
Bitrate: Ocean Shores 
Bitrate: Rolling Thunder Picures 
Audio Chinese (Cantonese) 2.0 Stereo

Chinese (Cantonese) 2.0 Stereo

Subtitles (White) English, Traditional Chinese (burned in) (Yellow) English and Removable
Features Discographic Information:
Region 0 (not encoded)
Layers: Single

Edition Details:
• Widescreen format
• Color
• Burned in English and Chinese Subtitles

No Extra Features

Discographic Information:
DVD Encoding: Region 1
Layers: Dual

Edition Details:
• Region 1 encoding (US and Canada only)
• Color
• Original Hong Kong Trailer
• Quentin Tarantino Introduction
• Quentin Tarantino Wrap
• Widescreen anamorphic format

Discrepancy US version expands the scenes where The Blonde prepares for the smuggling trip and later searches for smugglers. It also includes a kidnapping of an Indian girl which does not appear in the Hong Kong version. Sequence with Qiwu loitering outside girlfriend's window occurs earlier in US print. Indian music plays during smugglers arrival at airport in US print, in Hong Kong version the title theme plays. Song 'Dreams' sung by Faye Wong is at a different place in US version. Both version sare cropped: The Ocean Shores vertically and the Rolling Thunder horizontally.
DVD Release Date: 26 January 1999
Keep Case
Chapters: 0
DVD Release Date: May 21, 2002
Keep Case
Chapters: 20
Other Releases: Korean release ( No English Subs ) PAL Hong Kong Release


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DVD Menu
(Ocean Shores left ( No Menu), Rolling Thunder right)



(Ocean Shores left, Rolling Thunder right)

(Ocean Shores left, Rolling Thunder right)

(Ocean Shores left, Rolling Thunder right)

(Ocean Shores left, Rolling Thunder right)

(Ocean Shores left, Rolling Thunder right)

(Ocean Shores left, Rolling Thunder right)

(Ocean Shores left, Rolling Thunder right)



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Rolling Thunder


Rolling Thunder

Extras: Rolling Thunder
Menu: Rolling Thunder

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