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
Willow (Blu-ray)
$9.96
28 Days Later / 28 Weeks Later (Blu-ray)
$7.99
Psycho (Blu-ray)
$10.98
Attack on Titan Part 2 (Blu-ray)
$24.96
Mad Men: The Final Season, Part 1 (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Star Trek: The Compendium (Blu-ray)
$24.96
Minority Report (Blu-ray)
$7.88
The Hunt (Blu-ray)
$11.49
Planet of the Vampires (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Old School (Blu-ray)
$5.20
Masterpiece: Downton Abbey Seasons 1 - 4 (Blu-ray)
$44.99
Chucky: The Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
$31.76
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 (36276)
 Adventure (27813)
 Animation (8423)
 Anime (4601)
 Biography (3801)
 Comedy (27122)
 Comic book (5098)
 Coming of age (1770)
 Crime (18969)
 Dark humor (3812)
 Documentary (4960)
 Drama (43613)
 Epic (5208)
 Erotic (1103)
 Family (11794)
 Fantasy (15912)
 Film-Noir (1169)
 Foreign (6227)
 Heist (1635)
 History (5710)
 Holiday (1211)
 Horror (13675)
 Imaginary (905)
 Martial arts (3290)
 Melodrama (2332)
 Music (8525)
 Musical (3804)
 Mystery (11064)
 Nature (1803)
 Other (698)
 Period (6833)
 Psychological thriller (3138)
 Romance (15869)
 Sci-Fi (17884)
 Short (393)
 Sport (2767)
 Supernatural (4313)
 Surreal (1455)
 Teen (3157)
 Thriller (32056)
 War (5714)
 Western (2360)

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


Le Silence de la Mer Blu-ray

United Kingdom
94
4
5
The Silence of the Sea | Masters of Cinema | Dual Format Edition / Blu-ray + DVD Eureka Entertainment | 1949 | 88 min | Rated BBFC: U | Jan 23, 2012

Le Silence de la Mer (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (34.99 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.33:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.37:1

Audio
French: DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0

Subtitles
English

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Two-disc set (1 BD, 1 DVD)
DVD copy

Playback
Region free

Price
List price: £19.99, Price history

New from: £10.10 (Save 49%)
Available from Amazon sellers, FREE shipping in the UK

Buy Le Silence de la Mer on Blu-ray Movie

Price
Buy on:

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
7.7
13
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.5 of 54.5
Audio 4.0 of 54.0
Extras 4.0 of 54.0
Be the first to review it!

Movie appeal

 
Drama100%
Foreign71%
History13%
Crime6%
83%
popularity
304
collections
5
fans




Le Silence de la Mer

 (1949)

Le Silence de la Mer Blu-ray delivers stunning video and great audio in this exceptional Blu-ray release

Melville's extraordinary first feature, an adaptation of Vercors' classic novella about the French Resistance, is in effect a triangular drama in which two people don't speak. A German officer, convalescing from a wound, is billeted on an elderly Frenchman and his niece. Respecting their obstinate refusal to address the hated invader, he meets their silence with a series of monologues, apparently ignored, in which he recalls his life before the war and all the things he values; but what he reveals about himself causes the girl to fall in love, without being able to declare her feelings.

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

Starring: Howard Vernon, Nicole Stéphane, Jean-Marie Robain, Ami Aaröe, Georges Patrix, Denis Sadier
Director: Jean-Pierre Melville

» See full cast & crew


Le Silence de la Mer Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.5 of 5

Presented in an aspect ratio of 1.33:1, encoded with MPEG-4 AVC and granted a 1080p transfer, Jean-Pierre Melville's Le Silence de la mer arrives on Blu-ray courtesy of British distributors Eureka Entertainment.

The licensed from Gaumont high-definition transfer is very strong. Most close-ups, for instance, convey outstanding depth and clarity that are missing from Eureka Entertainment's DVD release of the film. Contrast levels are also stabilized and macroblocking patterns eliminated. Color grading is also superior - the variety of whites and grays look stable and natural while the blacks are well saturated but never looking boosted. There are no traces of excessive noise corrections. Naturally, grain is present throughout the entire film and appears properly resolved. There are no traces of post-production sharpening either. The high-definition transfer is also free of aliasing and banding patterns. Finally, aside from a few extremely mild (frame) transition fluctuations, which appear to have been inherited, there are also no stability issues to report in this review. All in all, this is a strong, very competent presentation of Le Silence de la mer. (Note: This is a Region-Free Blu-ray disc. Therefore, you will be able to play it on your PS3 or SA regardless of your geographical location. For the record, there is no problematic PAL or 1080/50i content preceding the disc's main menu).


Le Silence de la Mer Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.0 of 5

There is only one audio track on this Blu-ray disc: French DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 (with portions of German). For the record, Eureka Entertainment have provided optional English subtitles for the main feature.

Understandably, the French DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 track has a rather limited dynamic amplitude. The dialog, however, is stable, crisp, and easy to follow. Background hiss is not an issue of concern here, but occasionally its presence can be felt. Edgar Bischoff's score has mostly a complimentary role, which the loseless track highlights well. There are no sync issues, distortions, or audio dropouts to report in this review.



Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members




   



Le Silence de la Mer Blu-ray, News and Updates



Le Silence de la Mer Detailed - November 30, 2011

Independent British distributors Eureka Entertainment (Masters of Cinema) have detailed their upcoming Dual Format edition of Jean-Pierre Melville's (Le Samourai, Le Cercle Rouge) classic Le Silence de la Mer (1949). The release is set to hit retail shelves on ...

Pasolini, Melville, Imamura, Watkins, Cox, McCarey, and Hellman F... - October 4, 2011

Eureka Entertainment have revealed that they are getting ready to release a number of classic and cult films on Blu-ray: Jean-Pierre Melville's Le Silence de la Mer (1949), Pier Paolo Pasolini's Accattone (1961) and The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964), Shohei ...


Le Silence de la Mer Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
The Great White Silence (1924) 20 Dec 18, 2012
Dead Silence 8 Dec 14, 2013



 


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. Snowpiercer
2. X-Men: Days of Future Past
3. X-Men: Days of Future Past 3D
4. The Purge: Anarchy
5. X-Men: Days of Future Past 3D
6. X-Men: Days of Future Past
7. Edge of Tomorrow
8. Edge of Tomorrow 3D
9. The Blob
10. Ghostbusters 1 & 2
11. Mad Men: The Final Season, Part 1
12. Kingpin
13. Godzilla
14. Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D
15. Transformers: Age of Extinction

Trending in Theaters
1. Gone Girl
2. Fury
3. Dracula Untold
4. The Judge
5. Annabelle
6. Guardians of the Galaxy
7. The Equalizer
8. John Wick
9. The Maze Runner
10. A Walk Among the Tombstones
11. The Book of Life
12. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
13. The Expendables 3
14. Life After Beth
15. Birdman or
16. See No Evil 2

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
2.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
3.  Maleficent
4.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
5.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
6.  Sleeping Beauty
7.  Snowpiercer
8.  Fury
9.  Planes: Fire & Rescue
10.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
2.  Maleficent
3.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
4.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
5.  Fury
6.  Planes: Fire & Rescue
7.  Downton Abbey: Season 5
8.  The Expendables 3
9.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
10.  America: Imagine the World Without Her
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
$17.99, Save 55%
2.  Maleficent
$19.98, Save 46%
3.  Snowpiercer
$14.94, Save 50%
4.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
$18.96, Save 53%
5.  Mr. Peabody & Sherman
$18.96, Save 49%
6.  The Tim Burton Collection
$26.49, Save 56%
7.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
$39.96, Save 50%
8.  The LEGO Movie
$17.96, Save 50%
9.  Willow
$9.96, Save 60%
10.  28 Days Later / 28 Weeks Later
$7.99, Save 60%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Willow

 United States


$24.99 $9.96





28 Days Later / 28 Weeks Later

 United States


$19.99 $7.99





Psycho

 United States


$19.98 $10.98





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