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Tabu Blu-ray

United Kingdom
New Wave Films | 2012 | 118 min | Rated BBFC: 15 | Jan 14, 2013

Tabu (Blu-ray)
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Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.33:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.37:1

Audio
Portuguese: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Portuguese: LPCM 2.0

Subtitles
English

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

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Video 4.5 of 54.5
Audio 5.0 of 55.0
Extras 3.0 of 53.0
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Tabu

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Tabu Blu-ray delivers stunning video and reference-quality audio in this exceptional Blu-ray release

A restless retired woman teams up with her deceased neighbor's maid to seek out a man who has a secret connection to her past life as a farm owner at the foothill of Mount Tabu in Africa.

For more about Tabu and the Tabu Blu-ray release, see Tabu Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 4.5 out of 5.

Starring: Teresa Madruga, Laura Soveral, Ana Moreira
Director: Miguel Gomes

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Tabu 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, Miguel Gomes' Tabu arrives on Blu-ray courtesy of British distributors New Wave Films.

Excluding a few tiny flecks, Tabu looks simply fantastic on Blu-ray. In "A Lost Paradise", depth and fluidity are outstanding. Contrast levels are stable and color saturation wonderful. "Paradise" is grainier, boasting a slightly less-contrasty look. Light and shadow are also beautifully captured here. There are no traces of excessive denoising. Problematic sharpening corrections have not been performed either. Compression is also very good. Unsurprisingly, when blown through a digital projector Tabu looks simply gorgeous. (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).


Tabu Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  5.0 of 5

There are two standard audio tracks on this Blu-ray disc: Portuguese DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and Portuguese LPCM 2.0. For the record, New Wave Films have provided optional English subtitles for the main feature.

The difference between the two tracks is minimal at best. Depth is slightly better on the DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 track where the music is heard, but otherwise the fluidity is practically identical. The dialog/narration is exceptionally crisp, stable, and very easy to follow. Additionally, there are no problematic audio dropouts to distortions to report in this review.



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Tabu Blu-ray - October 3, 2012

Independent British distributors New Wave Films will release on Blu-ray Portuguese director Miguel Gomes' Tabu (2012), starring Teresa Madruga, Laura Soveral and Ana Moreira. The release will be available for purchase online and at all major retailers in the United ...


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