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"Kuroneko" on BLU RAY - Compatibility Issues For UK Buyers If You Buy The Wrong Region Code...,
This review is from: Criterion Collection: Kuroneko [Blu-ray]  [US Import] (Blu-ray)
As you've probably gathered most of the reviews are for the 'DVD' version of this 1968 Japanese film rarity. And the BLU RAY is available in a number of territories other than the UK. But which issue to buy if you live over here?
Unfortunately the uber-desirable USA Criterion release is REGION-A LOCKED although it doesn't say so on Amazon.
So it WILL NOT PLAY on most UK BLU RAY players unless they're chipped to play 'all' regions (which the vast majority aren't).
Don't confuse BLU RAY players that have multi-region capability on the 'DVD' front - that won't help.
Luckily the "Masters Of Cinema" REGION B release uses the same restored elements and will play on UK machines.
Check you're purchasing the right version before you buy the pricey Criterion release...