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Conversation Piece Blu-ray

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Gruppo di famiglia in un interno RaroVideo U.S. | 1974 | 123 min | Not rated | Apr 10, 2012

Conversation Piece (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
Italian: DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0

Subtitles
English

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

Packaging
Slipcover in original pressing

Playback
Region free

Price
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Blu-ray rating
Video 3.0 of 53.0
Audio 3.0 of 53.0
Extras 2.5 of 52.5
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Conversation Piece

 (1974)

Conversation Piece Blu-ray offers decent video and audio in this still overall recommended Blu-ray release

A retired American teacher leading a solitary life in a luxurious palazzo in Rome meets a lively marchesa and her companions, including her daughter and her lover. He rents them an apartment, and his quiet lifestyle is changed in a profound way by his colorful new tenants.

For more about Conversation Piece and the Conversation Piece Blu-ray release, see Conversation Piece Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 3.5 out of 5.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Helmut Berger, Silvana Mangano, Claudia Cardinale, Dominique Sanda, Stefano Patrizi
Director: Luchino Visconti

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Conversation Piece Blu-ray, Video Quality

  3.0 of 5

The AVC encoded image (2.35:1 aspect ratio) presentation carries itself gracefully, providing a fresh viewing experience that handles the demands of the soft cinematography satisfactorily. Colors are rich and stable, with the opulence of The Professor's home preserved with hearty reds and golds, while elaborate costuming carries an additional element of varied hues, communicating the generational divide further. Fine detail is scrubbed out to a degree by DNR efforts, but the image retains cinematic flavors, with some facial nuances and make-up additions easy to scrutinize, while fabrics maintain texture. The depth of the production design also makes an impression during this HD event, with the viewer permitted to survey artwork and literary choices, while lens limitation also reveals itself in full. Low-light scenarios bring out some clotted blacks and moderate ghosting issues, but shadow detail is acceptable. Skintones are flush, with pleasing pinks supporting a human feel to these troubled characters. Reel changes are spotted, but the print is largely clean.


Conversation Piece Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  3.0 of 5

The 2.0 DTS-HD MA sound mix is a blunt affair, befitting a film nearly 40 years old. The frontal sonic push is comfortable, with a heavy isolation of the Italian dubbing, making dialogue exchanges and emotional purgings easily understood. Scoring is supportive, carrying a decent weight to drive home dramatic points, never intruding on the performances or hitting shrill notes common with pictures of a certain age. While a true sense of bass is missing, the mix brings an accurate read of the effort's passive nature, with silence an important component that's preserved well without intrusive imperfections. The track is not dynamic, but realistically simple and effective. And English mix is available as well, presenting Lancaster and Berger's original audio.



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