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Subject: [Leica] m8 features prominently in a new movie ...
From: len-1 at (Leonard Taupier)
Date: Sun Mar 16 19:00:06 2008
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Good eye Gene. The M8 would have the accessory shoe in the center of  
the top plate, not the side.


On Mar 16, 2008, at 9:00 PM, wrote:

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