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Death Watch Blu-ray

United Kingdom
La mort en direct Park Circus | 1980 | 131 min | Rated BBFC: 15 | Nov 05, 2012

Death Watch (Blu-ray)
Large:


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

Audio
English: LPCM 2.0

Subtitles
None

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

Playback
Region B (locked)

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Video 4.0 of 54.0
Audio 4.5 of 54.5
Extras 3.0 of 53.0
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Death Watch

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Death Watch Blu-ray delivers great video and superb audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

Roddy has a camera implanted in his brain. He is then hired by a television producer to film a documentary of terminally ill Katherine...

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

Starring: Romy Schneider, Harvey Keitel, Harry Dean Stanton, Max von Sydow, Thérèse Liotard
Director: Bertrand Tavernier

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Death Watch Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

Presented in an aspect ratio of 2.35:1, encoded with MPEG-4 AVC and granted a 1080p transfer, Bertrand Tavernier's Death Watch arrives on Blu-ray courtesy of British distributors Park Circus.

The high-definition transfer appears to have been sourced from the same restoration that was used as a foundation for the U.S. release of the film by Shout Factory. There are traces of light noise corrections (which I assume are on the master that was prepared after the film's restoration), but depth and clarity are very pleasing. The traces could be spotted during select outdoor sequences (see screencapture #16) but never become overly distracting. Despite some minor fluctuations, color depth and stability are good. Edge-enhancement is not a serious issues of concern. The high-definition transfer is also free of banding and alising. There are no serious stability issues to report in this review either. Large damage marks, debris, cuts, and stains are nowhere to be seen. All in all, though there is some room for improvement, this is a fine release that should please fans of Bertrand Tavernier's work. (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).


Death Watch Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.5 of 5

There is only one standard audio track on this Blu-ray disc: English LPCM 2.0. For the record, Park Circus have not provided optional English subtitles for the main feature.

Excluding the occasional motifs where the strings come alive, dynamic movement is rather limited. But this isn't to imply that there are limitations with the lossless audio track, rather that the film's sound design is fairly modest. The dialog is crisp, stable, clean, and relatively easy to follow. There are no pops, cracks, audio dropouts, or distortions to report in this review.



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Death Watch Officially Announced - October 10, 2012

British distributors Park Circus have officially announced its upcoming Blu-ray release of director Bertrand Tavernier's La Mort En Direct a.k.a Death Watch (1980), starring Romy Schneider, Harvey Keitel and Harry Dean Stanton. Street date is November 5th.

Park Circus Upcoming Releases - September 20, 2012

Independent British distributors Park Circus have detailed their upcoming Q4 releases. The distributors will release Bertrand Tavernier's Death Watch (1980), starring Romy Schneider and Harvey Keitel, on Blu-ray, and Dick Richards' Farewell, My Lovely (1975), starring ...

Death Watch Blu-ray - March 6, 2012

Independent British distributors Park Circus will release on Blu-ray director Bertrand Tavernier's La mort en direct a.k.a Death Watch (1980), starring Romy Schneider, Harvey Keitel, Harry Dean Stanton, and Max von Sydow. The preliminary release date set by the ...

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