‘A STRANGE HOUR IN BUDAPEST’ COMES TO MELKWEG, AMSTERDAM



by on December 22, 2012 in Latest News

‘A STRANGE HOUR IN BUDAPEST’ COMES TO MELKWEG, AMSTERDAM

In the wake of Recoil’s recent premiere at the famous Tuschinski theatre, which proved to be such a special evening, we can now tell you about two further screenings planned for early 2013 in Amsterdam. ‘A STRANGE HOUR IN BUDAPEST‘ will be presented twice at the prestigious and stylish Melkweg Cinema who focus on music films. The Recoil HD concert movie will be shown on Saturday February 2nd and then again the following Saturday, February 9th.

Anybody who came along to Tuschinski can re-live the concert once more in this state-of-the-art facility at Melkweg, with full 5.1 surround sound. The cinema features the latest in digital projection and supports DTS-HD MA audio. So If you missed the last event, here are two perfect opportunities to put that right! Tickets are only €8 so get along on either of those February weekends to catch a screening.

These events accompany Recoil’s Blu-ray release of the film directed by Attila Herkó. We hope to have some deluxe Blu-rays on sale at the cinema – this could be the last chance to grab this exclusive format as they are nearly all gone now.
 
Full film details can be found here : http://www.bluray.recoil.co.uk 

 

 

Founded in 1970, the Melkweg is one of the most well-known cultural centres within the Netherlands, and is unique for uniting five artistic disciplines under one roof: Concerts, theatrical & dance productions, films, media art presentations and photo exhibitions are staged in five halls and several smaller rooms.

A non-profit organisation, the now famous venue was born when a Dutch theatre group discovered a deserted dairy factory in the centre of Amsterdam. Hard work, ambition and NLG 25,000 (about EUR 11,000) enabled the group to transform the factory into a meeting place, initially during the summer only. During the 1970s, the Melkweg became a household name and started developing more in terms of content, offering room for experiments relating to music, theatre, dance and film. The ground floor of the building now houses The Max (capacity 1,500) and the Oude Zaal (capacity 700), which are used primarily for concerts and events. The Photo Gallery and the Café-Restaurant are located on the Marnixstraat side, while the upper floor is occupied by the Cinema (90 seats), the Theaterzaal (112 seats), the Mediaroom. a foyer and the Tearoom. In May 2009, Melkweg opened a new, state-of-the-art theatre hall, together with neighbours Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam (City Theatre) and Toneelgroep Amsterdam. 

Full details below :

Dates : 02.02.2013 & 09.02.2013
City : Amsterdam
Venue : Melkweg Cinema
Address : Lijnbaansgracht 234a, 1017 PH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tel : + 31 (0)20 531 81 11

Screenings : (2nd Feb) 23.00 & (9th Feb) 21.00 

Tickets : €8  (E-tickets until 6.00 pm on the day of the event or at the box office which is open daily from 4.30pm)

 

Event page | Ticket info | Venue

 

The (mainly) European cinema premieres of 2012 proved outstandingly successful, with great crowd turn-outs and positive reactions everywhere. Here is the list of cities where the film has already been presented, with a few more to follow in 2013 : 
 
2012
 
01.09   Gothenburg – Bio Roy
21.09   Zurich – Moods
28.09   Budapest – Toldi Mozi (double screening)
29.09   Prague – Kino Lucerna
30.09   Bratislava – Majestic Club
26.10   Berlin – Theatre Aufbau Kreuzberg (double screening)
28.10   Lodz – Kino Baltyk
03.11   Santiago – Cine Planet Costanera Center
03.11   Oslo – Cinemateket
10.11   Copenhagen – Empire Bio (double screening)
11.11   Stockholm – Bio Rio (triple screening)
23.11   Guimarães – Black Box, Plataforma das Artes
24.11   Toronto – Carlton Cinema
29.11   Amsterdam – Pathé Tuschinski
06.12   London – Screen On The Green, Islington (double screening)
13.12   London – Picturehouse, Clapham
20.12   Buenos Aires – Cinema Village Recoleta 
 
2013
 
02.02   Amsterdam – Melkweg Cinema
09.02   Amsterdam – Melkweg Cinema
 
Go here for full details + ticket links :
 
 

 
 
Orders are being accepted right now for ‘A STRANGE HOUR IN BUDAPEST‘ via the Recoil Official Store. This is a full HD production, with DTS-HD 5.1 surround sound and stereo soundtrack mixed by Alan Wilder & Paul Kendall.
 
The ‘Red edition’ arrives in a classic black case with twin-option reversible cover art. It includes a 170gm 16-page booklet packed with information and photo manipulations by Ákos Szénási, and the disc also features extra promotional films and live projections. All on-line orders are dispatched with an exclusive code to receive downloadable extras such as a PDF art booklet with extra spreads, a soundtrack sampler, Recoil ‘live’ photographs and project wallpapers.
 
For full details about the release, formats, technical info, downloads, concert stills and more, please visit : www.bluray.recoil.co.uk
 

Also at the Recoil Official Store :
 
 
This item has now completely sold out and, at this time, will not be re-stocked. We had intended to produce more but now that the contents of the stick are in the public domain, predictably enough, the inevitable copying and sharing of files via illegal sites has begun. This is what every artist has to contend with these days. We urge every music fan to stop for a moment and just think each time you share a music file which has not been purchased through official channels.
 

Recoil T-Shirt [ milk design ]

An exclusive design limited edition shirt released to accompany the concert film ‘A Strange Hour In Budapest’ is still available.

 

‘A STRANGE HOUR IN BUDAPEST’

Main format details :
 
Blu-ray
 

contents :

A STRANGE HOUR IN BUDAPEST

Running time : 84 minutes

PROMOTIONAL FILMS
Running time : 21 minutes

WANT (Renegade of Noise 808 remix)
PREY (Shotgun mix)
ALLELUJAH (subHuman album version)

Directed by : Dmitry Semenov

LIVE PROJECTIONS
Running time : 16 minutes

Directed by : Steve Fabian, Igor Dvorský and Dmitry Semenov

 

Download package
(free with store purchase of Blu-ray)

 
contents :

1) A Strange Hour In Budapest’ soundtrack sampler (8 mins) – choice of 24bit wav, 16bit Apple Lossless, FLAC or 320 kbps mp3

2) 30 page Blu-ray Art booklet including additional spreads – PDF format

3) 101 x high res Recoil live photographs & concert film stills

4) Project wallpapers for smartphone, iPad and computer screen

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‘A STRANGE HOUR IN BUDAPEST’

Recorded & filmed at : Szikra, Budapest : 04.12.2010

Produced, directed & edited by : Attila Herkó for Umatik
Executive producer : Alan Wilder
Stereo & 5.1 soundtrack mix : Alan Wilder & Paul Kendall

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Main film : 1920 x 1080p High Definition : 16:9
Audio : DTS-HD MA 5.1 surround : LPCM Stereo 2.0
Extra material : 1080p HD 16:9 : LPCM Stereo 2.0

(Note: This is a zone-free all region disc which will play in any Blu-ray player)

Distribution : Recoil Official Store : www.store.recoil.co.uk
Alfa Matrix : www.alfa-matrix.com
For further information, please contact : shunt@recoil.co.uk

2012 UMATIK ENTERTAINMENT and SHUNT PRODUCTION

 

The Shunt staff

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