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La Piscine Blu-ray

United Kingdom
21
2
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The Swimming Pool Park Circus | 1969 | 123 min | Rated BBFC: 15 | Nov 28, 2011

La Piscine (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.64:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.66:1

Audio
French: LPCM 2.0
English: LPCM 2.0

Subtitles
English

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

Playback
Region B (locked)

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Video 4.5 of 54.5
Audio 4.5 of 54.5
Extras 3.5 of 53.5
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La Piscine

 (1969)

La Piscine Blu-ray delivers stunning video and audio in this enjoyable Blu-ray release

Delon, Schneider and Ronet are a love triangle that leads to disaster.

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

Starring: Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Maurice Ronet, Jane Birkin, Paul Crauchet
Director: Jacques Deray

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La Piscine Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.5 of 5

Presented in an aspect ratio of 1.64:1, encoded with MPEG-4 AVC and granted a 1080p transfer, Jacques Deray's La piscine arrives on Blu-ray courtesy of British distributors Park Circus.

I like this release more than then French release we reviewed back in 2009. Aside from the insignificant framing discrepancy (1.66:1 vs 1.64:1), the Park Circus release boasts stronger organic look - it is marginally grainier, though some of the grain is also mixed with light noise - and lusher color scheme. The blues, greens, and especially the yellows are far richer and better saturated. The contrast levels are also marginally elevated. During close-ups, the French release looks slightly softer, and at least some of the softness is due to the very careful denoising that has been performed. This isn't to say that the French release looks compromised, but to clarify why the Park Circus release has a more appealing organic look. This being said, the Park Circus release has some extremely small artifacts popping up here and there, but the untrained eyes will more than likely miss them. All in all, if you are yet to add La piscine to your collection, I recommend picking up the Park Circus release. (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).


La Piscine Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.5 of 5

There are two audio tracks on this Blu-ray disc: French LPCM 2.0 and English LPCM 2.0 (for the alternative English-language version of the film, which is offered as a bonus in the supplemental features section of the disc). For the record, Park Circus have provided optional English subtitles for the main feature.

Michel Legrand's music score benefits the most from the loseless upgrade (the French release has only a lossy Dolby Digital 2.0 track). The guitar solos and the bass, in particular, now sound richer and fuller. The Maserati sequences are also a lot more intense. The dialog, however, does not benefit much from the loseless upgrade, though there are a couple of scenes (including the murder scene) where clarity is slightly improved. For the record, there are no sync issues or audio dropouts to report in this review. The English translation is excellent.



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The Swimming Pool Blu-ray - August 9, 2011

Independent British distributors Park Circus have announced that they will release on Blu-ray Jacques Deray's Italian-French classic La piscine a.k.a The Swimming Pool, starring Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Jane Birkin, and Maurice Ronet. Street date is November ...


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