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
Fargo: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
$19.99
5 hrs ago
Arrow: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
$19.99
11 hrs ago
The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$49.99
 
Planet of the Apes: Legacy Collection (Blu-ray)
$17.99
2 hrs ago
Sleeping Beauty (Blu-ray)
$18.99
 
Harry Potter: Complete 8-Film Collection (Blu-ray)
$44.99
 
The Big Bang Theory: The Complete Seventh Season (Blu-ray)
$19.99
 
The Complete Jacques Tati (Blu-ray)
$59.99
 
True Detective (Blu-ray)
$24.99
 
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Blu-ray)
$11.99
 
22 Jump Street (Blu-ray)
$14.99
 
Batman: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$149.99
 
Homeland: The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
$19.99
 
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


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 (37935)
 Adventure (29026)
 Animation (8752)
 Anime (4794)
 Biography (3966)
 Comedy (28291)
 Comic book (5374)
 Coming of age (1857)
 Crime (19715)
 Dark humor (3967)
 Documentary (5108)
 Drama (45491)
 Epic (5395)
 Erotic (1152)
 Family (12179)
 Fantasy (16656)
 Film-Noir (1232)
 Foreign (6453)
 Heist (1712)
 History (5888)
 Holiday (1272)
 Horror (14455)
 Imaginary (941)
 Martial arts (3404)
 Melodrama (2388)
 Music (8845)
 Musical (3931)
 Mystery (11486)
 Nature (1850)
 Other (712)
 Period (7129)
 Psychological thriller (3257)
 Romance (16483)
 Sci-Fi (18710)
 Short (412)
 Sport (2904)
 Supernatural (4522)
 Surreal (1505)
 Teen (3311)
 Thriller (33300)
 War (5898)
 Western (2450)

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


Belle de jour Blu-ray

United Kingdom
438
11
17
DigiBook / StudioCanal Collection Optimum Home Entertainment | 1967 | 101 min | Rated BBFC: 18 | Sep 28, 2009

Belle de jour (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.68:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
French: DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0
German: DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0
Spanish: DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0

Subtitles
English, Spanish, German, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish

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

Packaging
DigiBook

Playback
Region B (locked)

Price
List price: £24.99, Price history

Amazon: £10.50 (Save 58%)
New from: £10.50 (Save 58%)
Usually dispatched within 24 hours, FREE shipping in the UK

Buy Belle de jour on Blu-ray Movie

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
7.9
107
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.1 of 54.1
Audio 4.3 of 54.3
Extras 4.2 of 54.2
Based on 4 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Drama100%
Foreign61%
Erotic9%
65%
popularity
200
collections
28
fans




Belle de jour

 (1967)

Belle de jour Blu-ray delivers great video and superb audio in this exceptional Blu-ray release

Frigid Parisian housewife Séverine begins secretly spending her afternoon hours in an apartment bordello. Through her double life as the prostitute "Belle de jour," she explores closely guarded desires and fantasies she cannot share with her conventional, loving husband. Her situation is further complicated, however, when a john, an impulsive gangster, develops an obsession with her.

For more about Belle de jour and the Belle de jour Blu-ray release, see Belle de jour Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 4.5 out of 5.

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel, Michel Piccoli, Geneviève Page, Pierre Clémenti, Françoise Fabian
Director: Luis Buñuel

» See full cast & crew


Belle de jour Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

Presented in its original aspect ratio of 1.66:1, encoded with MPEG-4 AVC and granted a 1080p transfer, Luis Buñuel's Belle de jour arrives on Blu-ray courtesy of British distributors Optimum Home Entertainment.

This is a very strong transfer that will please a lot of you! Contrast is lovely, detail excellent and clarity pleasing. Aside from some minor pulsations that I noticed popping up here and there, the color-scheme is also pleasing. Blacks and reds in particular are much stronger than those seen on the SDVD release of Belle de jour included in "The Luis Buñuel Collection" the British distributors released quite some time ago. Edge-enhancement and macroblocking are most definitely not a serious issue of concern.

The grain structure of the film is intact. Many of the close-ups, for example, reveal terrific organic qualities. There are no traces of excessive DNR filtering. This being said, I must note that this is not a freshly restored transfer – there are quite a few specks popping up here and there as well as a few scratches. Still, this is one very strong release, which most definitely deserves your attention. (Note: This is a Region-B "locked" disc. Therefore, unless you have a native Region-B or Region-Free player, you won't be able to access its content).


Belle de jour Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.5 of 5

There are four audio tracks on this Blu-ray release: French: DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0, English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0, German DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 and Spanish DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0. I opted for the original French track.

The French DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 track is of excellent quality. It reveals qualities that I never noticed on my R2 SDVD. Many of the unusual sounds Belle de jour is known for are indeed very easy to hear now. The dialog is crisp, clear and very easy to follow. Additionally, there are absolutely no disturbing pops, cracks, or hissings. Simply put, the French DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 track is very convincing.

I quickly tested the English and Spanish dubs to hear how they compare with the French track, and I must admit that they are in fact quite good – the dialog certainly is very easy to follow. Still, I strongly recommend that you opt for the original French track.

For the record, Optimum Home Entertainment have provided optional English, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Norwegian, German, Spanish, and Swedish subtitles for the main feature. They are white and just as I like them – not too big.



Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members





   



Belle de jour Blu-ray, News and Updates



Studio Canal Collection Gets Detailed - September 16, 2009

Our British mates of DVD Times have listed the full release details of seven titles that Optimum Home Entertainment is releasing on Blu-ray on September 28 under the "Studio Canal Collection": 'Belle de jour', 'The Deer Hunter', 'The Elephant Man', 'Last Year In ...

Optimum Unleashes Blu-ray Deluge - June 2, 2009

Optimum Home Entertainment has added nearly forty catalog titles to its Blu-ray schedule, for release between July and September 2009. Titles run the gamut of genres, from Hong Kong martial arts to European arthouse classics, and more Luc Besson than you can ...


Belle de jour Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
Belle de jour (Luis Buñuel) 17 Nov 24, 2014
Memphis Belle (1990) 4 May 20, 2014



Belle de jour Blu-ray


£24.99 £10.50


Buy Belle de jour on Blu-ray Movie


 


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. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
2. Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
3. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
4. Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
5. Guardians of the Galaxy
6. The Maze Runner
7. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3D
8. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
9. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 3D
10. 22 Jump Street
11. X-Men: Days of Future Past
12. Lord of Illusions
13. Time Bandits
14. Cowboy Bebop: The Complete Series
15. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 3D

Trending in Theaters
1. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
2. Interstellar
3. Exodus: Gods and Kings
4. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
5. Gone Girl
6. The Equalizer
7. Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead
8. Nightcrawler
9. Big Hero 6
10. Fury
11. Dumb and Dumber To
12. John Wick
13. Horrible Bosses 2
14. The Theory of Everything
15. Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance
16. Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
17. Foxcatcher
18. Penguins of Madagascar
19. Stonehearst Asylum
20. Avengers: Age of Ultron

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
2.  Maleficent
3.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
4.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
5.  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
6.  Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
7.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
8.  Captain America: The Winter Soldier
9.  Frozen
10.  Star Wars: The Complete Saga
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
2.  Sons of Anarchy: Season Seven
3.  Big Hero 6
4.  Downton Abbey: Season 5
5.  Gone Girl
6.  Fury
7.  The Equalizer
8.  The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
9.  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
10.  101 Dalmatians
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
$19.99, Save 50%
2.  Maleficent
$18.96, Save 49%
3.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
$14.99, Save 62%
4.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
$17.99, Save 55%
5.  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
$19.99, Save 50%
6.  Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
$11.99, Save 70%
7.  Star Wars: The Complete Saga
$74.99, Save 46%
8.  The Maze Runner
$19.99, Save 50%
9.  National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
$8.99, Save 64%
10.  Elf
$8.99, Save 64%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Fargo: The Complete First Season

 United States


$49.99 $19.99





Arrow: The Complete Second Season

 United States


$69.97 $19.99





The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Complete Series

 United States


$349.98 $49.99





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