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TOPIC: C'était un rendezvous (1976) on DVD!

Re: C'était un rendezvous (1976) on DVD! 13 years 7 months ago #520

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Yeah, prowler's right. Check www.getawayinstockholm.com for details and downloadable trailers and pics. The new one GIS4 has just come out, i might try and track it down. The best in GIS2 because there are two cars and they race each other somewhat. If you buy GIS2 i think you get GIS1 on the same dvd which is cool. For peeps in the uk try Car parts store Halfords to get em.

Here's a rundown.
getawayinstockholm 1 - 911 (late '80's 930) Turbo (modded)
getawayinstockholm 2 - Toyota Supra and Ford Escort Cosworth (both modded to over 400bhp)
getawayinstockholm 3 - NSX (modded)
getawayinstockholm 4 - Corvette C5

The reason behind these films is that in sweden there is some copyright loophole that you can sell footage you have of real police chases etc. The drivers are all local race drivers, the cars are all loaned local 'cruise scene' cars.

Also, there is loads of footage of stunts, drag runs, flaming exhausts, donuts etc on the ned of these movies. GIS 3 has about 30 mins of non stop action after the actual stockholm bit.
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Re: C'était un rendezvous (1976) on DVD! 13 years 7 months ago #522

Thanks for that. Its seems that I have been seriously missing out. Will definitely check it out.
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What Category? 13 years 2 weeks ago #957

I've noticed that C'était un Rendezvous has been recently added to the varaces' database. While I have no complaints, I am not sure what category it should fall into. It's neither a chase or a race, but more speeding for its own sake. Does this count, and if so, should we then include sequences from films where lone cars are shown speeding on their own down a road? (There of lots of those!)
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Re: C'était un rendezvous (1976) on DVD! 13 years 2 weeks ago #959

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There are some movies that you speak of. Foul Play, Cry Freedom, Mr. Hollands Opus, Cherry 2000, Streets Of Fire, etc. I've actually found most of the movies that weren't on this site from the www.carchasefan.com web site. When i saw these moives, I was hoping for a chases. But no. Just speeding cars.
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Staged or Unstaged? 13 years 1 day ago #1026

A friend of mine has just recently watched my copy of C'était un Rendezvous and he thinks there could be the possibility that some parts of it were staged, especially the scenes including the pedestrians crossing the street and the garbage men. Clearly the ending was scripted.

While this is not beyond the realm of possibility, I am not sure. How do we know that a Ferrari 275 GTB was in fact the car and not another less prestige vehicle? Although the sound sounds like that of a Ferrari and seems to be in synch with the images, how can we be sure that this was not dubbed in post production? For that matter, how can we know that the car was in fact travelling at over 100 mph and not at, say 60 mph?

Does anyone have info on the production history of this film that can dispel these doubts? I would love to know.
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Re: Staged or Unstaged? 11 years 11 months ago #2972

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carcrashking wrote:
[...]While this is not beyond the realm of possibility, I am not sure. How do we know that a Ferrari 275 GTB was in fact the car and not another less prestige vehicle? Although the sound sounds like that of a Ferrari and seems to be in synch with the images, how can we be sure that this was not dubbed in post production? For that matter, how can we know that the car was in fact travelling at over 100 mph and not at, say 60 mph?[...]

Well movies are all about entertaining the people. It doesn't matter if such films are staged or unstaged. It's all about the magic and the surprise. As long as you ask yourself about the tricks the magic works. you spread your interest and other people may get caught by that illusion, too.

I like to invite you to a little website that I set up two years ago: Getaway in Düsseldorf (AVI & MPG available)
It was a surprise/joke for a friend of mine who drove the car. At that time we both enjoyed the getaway in stockholm stuff.

About this film: The run looks fast but it isn't. I filmed that sequence with 15 fps with a digicam. Then I postproduced it to 25 fps so that it looks smooth and sped up the pictures again. I didn't pitched up the sound cause I didn't like to get micky mouse motorsound. I thought some textinserts will help to make it more serious. However the run is just driving around and nothing happens at all! Even the interior picture is wrong. kick-ass punkrock always helps making images look fast.


The VW Lupo has a 75HP engine and is just slightly tuned and pimped.
It isn't a racecar at all but a solid everday car for the city.
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