I totally agree. Could someone enlighten me about what part of the c300 technology makes it worth 20000$?
Maybe Kanon's marketing research went something like this.
Dylan Hotel NY.
Kanon US of A: So Marty . . . can we call you Marty? . . . whadda think we should charge for this camera?. . . is 20k too much
Marty: 20k wow that's some big file size, but 20, 20 . . . oh you mean dollars . . . sure, sure, I mean that's what I pay for Leonardo's toe massages . . . so 20, 20 that's nothing . . . I like 20, 20's good . . . think I'll call my next movie 20 . . . or Kanon . . . or the Kanon 20 . . . no sounds to much like a German boy band, so I'll just stick with 20, 20 I like that, 20, yea, has a good ring to it, 20, sounds good.
Kanon US of A: OK Marty, we'll go with . . .
Marty: Don't interrupt me and don't call me Marty, unless you got 20 million, yea, 20, 20 that's a good number.
Marriot Hotel, Marina Del Rey
Kanon US of A: Vinnie whadda you think about 20 grand?
Vinnie: Uh, you talking to me, I was napping, oh sure . . . what ever you say, but you guys still gonna front my short right, because we're working on the blog right now . . . we're gonna do some cool stuff like a car drives over the camera . . . not it's not going to hurt it, but it will be a cool shot and we won't have to dig a hole in the ground, the crew hates digging holes and sure whatever you guys think I'm good, but I don't have to pay that do I?
Dylan Hotel NY
Marty: How's this for a scene. I walk on stage . . . straight over to Mr. Kanon and say, "welcome to Hollywood". . . huh, huh, pretty catchy right, I just called Larry David, he liked it, though I think he wants to be paid, but that'll be ok, right, right, welcome to hollywood . . . I like that . . . or I could sing . . . happy birthday Mr. President . . . oh yea right . . . that's been done . . .don't call me Marty.
Kanon US of A headquarters
Kanon US of A to Kanon Japan: 20k is good and Marty said double the lens price.