Foreign audiences will also be able to feel and smell Titanic

Foreign audiences will also be able to feel and smell Titanic

While American audiences can at last enjoy James Cameron’s Titanic with stereoscopic conversion and historically accurate star fields, the way it was meant to be seen at a premium ticket price, only a select few foreign countries will get the ultimate Titanic experience that does not involve actually drowning aboard a luxury liner. According to the L.A. Times, the South Korean company CJ 4DPlex Co. has created a “theme park ride-like experience” to accompany the film, one that uses various “motion, wind, fog, lighting, and scent-based special effects” to bring the film to life—everything from the rolling steam of the car sex scene to the smell of simplistic class commentary, plus other things that actually correspond to the movie and can be recreated.

Unfortunately, you won’t be able to see it for yourself unless you live in South Korea, China, Mexico, or Thailand, the privileged nations that continue to enjoy all the best stuff that isn’t security or freedom. But maybe you won't have to wait much longer, as CJ 4DPlex has also announced plans to expand its services to U.S. theaters in the coming years and 800 auditoriums worldwide by 2016. In the meantime, they’re reportedly honing their extrasensory skills on other blockbusters like The Hunger Games, The Avengers, and even John Carter (in which, presumably, a real-live Taylor Kitsch walks over and thanks you profusely for coming).

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