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La Haine Blu-ray

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The Criterion Collection Criterion | 1995 | 98 min | Rated R | May 08, 2012

La Haine (Blu-ray)
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Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (26.99 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
French: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1

Subtitles
English

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

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Region A (locked)

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Audio 4.2 of 54.2
Extras 4.5 of 54.5
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La Haine

 (1995)

La Haine Blu-ray delivers stunning video and audio in this must-own Blu-ray release

The story, unfolding over a 24-hour period, centers on Vinz, Said and Hubert--very close friends from very different backgrounds. Vinz is Jewish. Said, an Arab. Hubert is Black. They are three disenfranchised youths trying to find meaning in what appears to be an otherwise meaningless existence. During a riot the night before, a friend of theirs is arrested and then beaten while in police custody. He lies clinging to life in a hospital. One more riot in the drug- and crime-ridden housing projects, one more case of police brutality. Same story as always, only one big difference: a gleaming, chrome-plated Smith & Wesson 44 that falls into their hands, courtesy of the Paris Police Department. The weapon, which one of the riot cops lost during the previous night's chaos, becomes the catalyst for the story's climax.

For more about La Haine and the La Haine Blu-ray release, see La Haine Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 5.0 out of 5.

Starring: Vincent Cassel, Hubert Kounde, Saïd Taghmaoui, Abdel Ahmed Ghili, Benoît Magimel, Vincent Lindon
Director: Mathieu Kassovitz

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La Haine Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.5 of 5

Presented in its original aspect ratio of 1.85:1, encoded with MPEG-4 AVC and granted a 1080p transfer, Mathieu Kassovitz's La Haine arrives on Blu-ray courtesy of Criterion.

It appears that the high-definition transfer for this release was sourced from the same master Studio Canal used for their Blu-ray release in 2008. I compared a number of different sequences and could not see any major discrepancies to address in this review. Criterion's release boasts stronger compression but the basics - detail, clarity, contrast, and color grading - are practically identical.

Generally speaking, detail is far better when compared to Criterion's R1 DVD release of La Haine, especially during the nighttime footage from the second half of the film. Furthermore, there are no visible compression artifacts, blocky patterns, or shimmer. Clarity does fluctuate, with selected sequences also looking marginally softer, but this 'raw' look is indeed intended (obviously, the documentary footage in the beginning of the film also looks soft and blocky). Colors are also stable, though the blacks are never lush and well saturated. This said, I do believe that if a new master is prepared and a new high-definition struck some of the extremely light sharpening that occasionally pops up will be eliminated, but the clarity fluctuations and softness will be retained. La Haine is not a pretty film and a new high-definition transfer will only further expose its 'raw' qualities. To sum it all up, this is a good presentation that should please fans of the film. (Note: This is a Region-A "locked" Blu-ray disc. Therefore, you must have a native Region-A or Region-Free PS3 or SA in order to access its content).


La Haine Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.5 of 5

There is only one audio track on this Blu-ray disc: French DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1. For the record, Criterion have provided optional English subtitles for the main feature.

The loseless audio track opens up the film in all the right places - during the police raid, the clash with the skinheads, etc. However, this is certainly not an aggressive track that will test the muscles of your audio system. It adds depth and clarity, but the film's sound design does not favor a wider range of nuanced dynamics or impressive surround effects. On the other hand, the dialog is consistently crisp, clear, stable, and very easy to follow. Also, there are no sync issues or audio dropouts to report in this review.



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After much speculation, the Criterion Collection has posted its full roster of Blu-ray releases for May 2012. Titles include Mathieu Kassovitz's La Haine, Spike Jonze's Being John Malkovich, Abbas Kiarostami's Certified Copy, and two features from Ingmar Bergman ...


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