COLLECT WATCH TRACK RATE REVIEW APP
Manage your own movie collection and always keep it with you with our Apps. Price track movies and get price drop notifications instantly. Become a member to take full advantage of all site features.
GET STARTED

Best Blu-ray Deals

Best Blu-ray Deals, See All the Deals »
Top deals | Price drops  
 All countries United States United Kingdom Canada Germany France Spain Italy Japan
Sleeping Beauty (Blu-ray)
$19.99
8 hrs ago
Halloween: The Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
$79.96
13 min ago
The Vincent Price Collection (Blu-ray)
$39.49
 
Saw: The Complete Movie Collection (Blu-ray)
$18.99
 
South Park: The Complete Seventeenth Season (Blu-ray)
$19.99
11 hrs ago
In the Mouth of Madness (Blu-ray)
$9.49
 
The Haunting (Blu-ray)
$9.49
 
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Blu-ray)
$64.99
 
Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
$39.96
 
Prisoners (Blu-ray)
$9.99
 
Maleficent (Blu-ray)
$19.96
 
Kundo (Blu-ray)
$17.98
6 hrs ago
Doctor Who: The Complete Eighth Series (Blu-ray)
$64.96
 
A Nightmare on Elm Street Collection (Blu-ray)
$29.99
 
Dragon Ball Z: Season 9 (Blu-ray)
$24.99
 
The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$57.99
 


Deals


 Best deals
 New deals
 Lowest prices
 New price drops
 New lowest prices
 Big price drops


Reviews


 New reviews
 Browse reviews
 Search reviews

Releases


 Release calendar
 Now available
 New releases
 Coming soon
 Recently listed
 New pre-orders
 New covers

Top lists


 Top movies
 Top collected
 Top Blu-ray
 Top sellers
 Top pre-orders

Database


 Search movies
 Blu-ray movies
 Blu-ray box sets
 TV on Blu-ray
 3D movies

Community


 Latest reviews
 Top reviewers
 Top contributors

By genre


 Action (35665)
 Adventure (27325)
 Animation (8230)
 Anime (4502)
 Biography (3736)
 Comedy (26792)
 Comic book (5008)
 Coming of age (1740)
 Crime (18696)
 Dark humor (3709)
 Documentary (4867)
 Drama (42936)
 Epic (5093)
 Erotic (1069)
 Family (11639)
 Fantasy (15631)
 Film-Noir (1156)
 Foreign (6153)
 Heist (1613)
 History (5638)
 Holiday (1197)
 Horror (13453)
 Imaginary (888)
 Martial arts (3219)
 Melodrama (2289)
 Music (8369)
 Musical (3743)
 Mystery (10897)
 Nature (1797)
 Other (695)
 Period (6703)
 Psychological thriller (3069)
 Romance (15680)
 Sci-Fi (17551)
 Short (375)
 Sport (2737)
 Supernatural (4211)
 Surreal (1408)
 Teen (3119)
 Thriller (31597)
 War (5604)
 Western (2329)

By studio


 20th Century Fox
 Criterion
 Disney / Buena Vista
 DreamWorks
 Lionsgate Films
 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
 New Line Cinema
 Paramount Pictures
 Sony Pictures
 Studio Canal
 Universal Studios
 Warner Bros.

 Show all studios


About


 Blu-ray movies
 Blu-ray studios


Barbara Blu-ray

Germany
12
1
0
Indigo | 2012 | 101 min | Rated FSK-6 | Oct 12, 2012

Barbara (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (19.92 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080/50i
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
German: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
German: Dolby Digital 2.0

Subtitles
German SDH, English

Discs
25GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

Playback
Region B (locked)

Price
List price: €12.99  

Amazon: €13.99
New from: €12.19 (Save 6%)
Gewöhnlich versandfertig in 24 Stunden

Buy Barbara on Blu-ray

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
7.8
4
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.5 of 54.5
Audio 5.0 of 55.0
Extras 2.5 of 52.5
Be the first to review it!

Movie appeal

 
Drama100%
75%
popularity
25
collections
4
fans




Barbara

 (2012)

Barbara Blu-ray delivers stunning video and reference-quality audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

Set in East Germany in the early 1980s, the new film from renowned director Christian Petzold (Jerichow) is a suspenseful chamber piece about an accomplished Berlin physician, banished to a rural hospital as punishment, who is torn between the promise of escape across the border and her growing love for a fellow colleague — who may be planning to betray her to the secret police.

For more about Barbara and the Barbara Blu-ray release, see Barbara Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 4.0 out of 5.

Starring: Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Rainer Bock, Christina Hecke, Jasna Fritzi Bauer, Mark Waschke
Director: Christian Petzold

» See full cast & crew


Barbara Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.5 of 5

Presented in an aspect ratio of 1.78:1, encoded with MPEG-4 AVC and granted a 1080/50i transfer, Christian Petzold's Barbara arrives on Blu-ray courtesy of Indigo.

Note: Even though the transfer is flagged as 1080/50i, it is actually progressive. So, there is no motion-judder and interlacing.

Excluding some extremely light banding that I noticed early into the film (the sequence where Barbara sits on the bench to have a smoke before she enters the hospital), the film looks solid in high-definition. Close-ups boast excellent definition and consistently pleasing clarity (see screencapture #5), while the wider panoramic shots convey very good depth (see screencapture #3). Contrast levels are stable. From start to finish color reproduction is enormously satisfying - there is a wide range of well saturated, natural looking greens, blues, browns, grays, and blacks. No attempts have been made to apply problematic sharpening corrections. Compression is also solid. For the record, there are no serious stability issues to address in this review. To sum it all up, Barbara looks lovely on Blu-ray, and I am convinced that those who have been hoping to get an English-friendly release of it will definitely be pleased with the technical presentation. (Note: This is a Region-B "locked" Blu-ray disc. Therefore, you must have a native Region-B or Region-Free PS3 or SA in order to access its content).


Barbara Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  5.0 of 5

There are two standard audio tracks on this Blu-ray disc. German DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and German Dolby Digital 2.0. For the record, Indigo have provided optional English and German SDH subtitles for the main feature.

The lossless is solid. Barbara is primarily a dialog-driven feature and clarity and crispness are quite impressive. There are a couple of sequences where Stefan Will's music score is felt, but the atmosphere is indeed quite subdued. Surround movement is minimal at best. The English translation is excellent.



Similar titles you might also like (still not reliable for this title)

What is this?

Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members




   



Barbara Blu-ray, News and Updates



Barbara Blu-ray - September 7, 2012

German label Indigo has revealed that it is planning to release on Blu-ray Christian Petzold's latest film, Barbara (2012), starring Nina Hoss and Ronald Zehrfeld. Last month, the film was selected to represent Germany at next year's Oscars. The preliminary release ...




Barbara Blu-ray


€12.99 €13.99


Buy Barbara on Blu-ray



 


Get Daily Blu-ray Deals



* We do not share your email and you may opt out at any time.



Top Blu-ray Deals

 


The best Blu-ray deals online. Don't miss out on these great deals.

See Today's Deals »


 Top movies


Latest Deals United States



The latest deals on Blu-ray movies
at Amazon.

Show new deals »


Trending Blu-ray Movies
1. Transformers: Age of Extinction 3D
2. Transformers: Age of Extinction
3. Transformers: Age of Extinction
4. Neighbors
5. Leprechaun: The Complete Movie Coll...
6. Halloween: The Complete Collection
7. Godzilla
8. Godzilla 3D
9. Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D
10. Chef
11. Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
12. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
13. Krull
14. Saw: The Complete Movie Collection
15. Once Upon a Time in America

Trending in Theaters
1. Guardians of the Galaxy
2. The Equalizer
3. The Maze Runner
4. A Walk Among the Tombstones
5. Tusk
6. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
7. This Is Where I Leave You
8. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
9. Boyhood
10. The Drop
11. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
12. Lucy
13. The Boxtrolls
14. Hercules
15. The Zero Theorem
16. Gone Girl
17. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby
18. Let's Be Cops
19. Fury
20. John Wick

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
2.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
3.  Maleficent
4.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
5.  Transformers: Age of Extinction 3D
6.  Sleeping Beauty
7.  Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D
8.  Dredd 3D
9.  Edge of Tomorrow
10.  Chef
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
2.  Maleficent
3.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
4.  Sleeping Beauty
5.  Edge of Tomorrow
6.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
7.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
8.  Edge of Tomorrow 3D
9.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
10.  Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
$17.99, Save 55%
2.  Maleficent
$19.96, Save 46%
3.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
$19.99, Save 50%
4.  Transformers: Age of Extinction 3D
$26.99, Save 46%
5.  Sleeping Beauty
$19.99, Save 46%
6.  Dredd 3D
$7.88, Save 68%
7.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
$39.96, Save 50%
8.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
$19.96, Save 45%
9.  Frozen
$24.96, Save 45%
10.  24: Live Another Day
$29.99, Save 50%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Sleeping Beauty

 United States


$36.99 $19.99





Halloween: The Complete Collection

 United States


$129.99 $79.96





The Vincent Price Collection

 United States


$79.97 $39.49





Best Blu-ray Movie Deals »



This web site is not affiliated with the Blu-ray Disc Association.
All trademarks are the property of the respective trademark owners.
© 2002-2014 Blu-ray.com. All rights reserved.
Registration problems | Business/Advertising Inquiries | Privacy Policy | Legal Notices