Palisades Tartan Devastated by London Riots

Posted Thu Aug 18, 2011 at 11:00 AM PDT by Dick Ward

The fires started by rioters have destroyed as many as a quarter of a million discs.

"All of our inventory is gone, just gone. And we don’t know what we’re going to do next," says Palisades Tartan CEO Soumya Sriraman. "We’re not sure when we’re going to be back up."

While Palisades Tartan may not be a household name, it should ring a bell to fans of horror or Asian movies. Tartan Asian Extreme has put out films like 'Audition,' 'The Eye,' and the 'Vengeance Trilogy' including the much loved 'Oldboy.' Tartan Terror, meanwhile, has distributed 'House of 1,000 Corpses' and the Dario Argento version of 'The Phantom of the Opera.'

The company isn't going to be in good shape anytime soon according to Sriraman. "We’re going to lose sales every week, no matter what, and all we can do is keep our head down and deal with it."

Source: Home Media Magazine

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