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A Man Escaped Blu-ray

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Un condamné à mort s'est échappé / The Criterion Collection Criterion | 1956 | 101 min | Unrated | Mar 26, 2013

A Man Escaped (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.33:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.37:1

Audio
French: LPCM Mono

Subtitles
English

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

Playback
Region A (locked)

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Video 4.2 of 54.2
Audio 4.5 of 54.5
Extras 4.4 of 54.4
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A Man Escaped

 (1956)

A Man Escaped Blu-ray delivers great video and superb audio in this exceptional Blu-ray release

French Resistance activist Andre Devigny is imprisoned by the Nazis, and devotes his waking hours to planning an elaborate escape. Then, on the same day, he is condemned to death, and given a new cellmate. Should he kill him, or risk revealing his plans to someone who may be a Gestapo informer?

For more about A Man Escaped and the A Man Escaped Blu-ray release, see A Man Escaped Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 4.5 out of 5.

Starring: François Leterrier, Charles Le Clainche, Maurice Beerblock, Roland Monod, Jacques Ertaud
Director: Robert Bresson

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A Man Escaped Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

Presented in an aspect ratio of 1.33:1, encoded with MPEG-4 AVC and granted a 1080p transfer, Robert Bresson's A Man Escaped arrives on Blu-ray courtesy of Criterion.

The following text appears inside the booklet provided with this Blu-ray release:

"This new digital transfer was created in 2K resolution on an ARRISCAN film scanner from the original 35mm camera negative at Eclair Laboratories in Epinay-sur-Seine, France. Thousands of instances of dirt, debris, scratches, splices, warps, jitter, and flicker were manually removed using MTI's DRS and Pixel Farm's PFClean, while Image Systems' Phoenix was used for small dirt, grain, and noise reduction.

Transfer supervisor: Ronald Boullet/Eclair Laboratories, Epinay-sur-Seine, France.
Colorist: Bruno Patin/Eclair Laboratories, Epinay-sur-Seine, France."

There are some obvious similarities between this release and Gaumont's release of A Man Escaped (which we have reviewed here), but the presentations are indeed very different. Generally speaking, on the Criterion release depth and clarity are far more convincing during the first half of the film, where I noticed some issues on the French release. The chroma noise, in particular, has been eliminated, and compression appears to be much better. More importantly, however, the black levels have been stabilized while brightness levels have been slightly toned down. With the improved compression, grain is now far more prominent and evenly distributed. (I have attempted to match two screencaptures that should give you a good idea what type of improvements have been made - compare screencapture #3 with screencapture #7 from our review of the Gaumont release). Furthermore, there are no traces of excessive sharpening corrections. I also did not see edge-flicker or serious transition issues to report in this review. There are no large damage marks, cuts, warps, or debris. This being said, there are a few sequences where light artifacts are occasionally easy to spot. Typically, they would become easy to see where there is plenty of light. (One such example appears right around the 41-minute mark). Overall, however, Criterion's presentation of A Man Escaped is indeed far more convincing. (Note: This is a Region-A "locked" Blu-ray release. Therefore, you must have a native Region-A or Region-Free PS3 or SA in order to access its content).


A Man Escaped Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.5 of 5

There is only one standard audio track on this Blu-ray disc: French LPCM 1.0. For the record, Criterion have provided optional English subtitles for the main feature.

A Man Escaped does not have a prominent music score. Unsurprisingly, the lossless track has a limited dynamic amplitude. However, the dialog/narration is exceptionally crisp, stable, and very easy to follow. Also, there are no pops, cracks, audio dropouts or distortions to report in this review. The English translation is excellent.



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