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[ July 5th 2001 ]

Movie magazine Empire recently interviewed Tomb Raider director Simon West and quizzed him on the DVD Special Edition which will release in December 2001:

"Ive done the DVD version already and there's extra stuff in that, but not a Director's cut. Who knows, often like a year or two later they ask you to do a Director's cut. It wouldn't be a 3 hour thing but it might be totally different in some areas. People are horrified that [the DVD version] is not quite the same as it was in the theatre but I actually quite like the idea of having 2 or 3 different versions of the film. Because to me there's never a final cut, it's just whenever I run out of time. I could cut it for 5 years, probably..."

Commenting on the cinematic release of Tomb Raider which came in at 90 minutes, West said:: "It was almost meant to be a fast Summer movie. I've watched a lot of films and one of my chief criticisms is that I wish it was 20 minutes shorter. So I deliberately wanted to make it tight. Some of my British humour that was going a little too British we had to trim out, especially for American audiences."

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider opens to the public Friday 6th July after a successful UK premiere at Londons Leicester Sq. on Tuesday.

Simon West quotes from Empire Mazagine.

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