Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/03/16

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Subject: [Leica] m8 features prominently in a new movie ...
From: grduprey at (
Date: Sun Mar 16 18:00:58 2008

Looks like a Digilux 2 to me.  But yes it is nice to see some Leicas being 
used in movies these days.


-------------- Original message ----------------------
From: "Kyle Cassidy" <>
> a few years back i became a fan of a quiet thai movie called "shutter" 
> about a 
> photographer who, in a very "omen" way, begins to capture photos of ghosts 
> (that 
> look a lot like light leaks) on film. it's relatively low budget and 
> doesn't 
> really bring anything new to the horror table, but it's a nice movie and 
> has 
> some legitimate thrills in it. i ordered the VCD from a hong-kong 
> distributer 
> after reading about it in some back issue of Asian Cult Cinema -- WELL, 
> long 
> story short, philfo just handed me a pair of tickets to ... tada -- AN 
> REMAKE because we know it's impossible for americans to watch a movie with 
> little words along the bottom -- the remake features what looks to be an 
> M8 in 
> nearly all of the promotional photos:
> as someone who bought a leica in large part because of seeing one in a 
> movie 
> (High Art was the one that tipped the scales for me) all i can say to 
> solms is: 
> rock on! it's about time you got with the product placement.
> kc
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