Best Blu-ray Deals

Black Friday Sale is Live, $3.99 Blu-ray Movies »
Now: Mission: Impossible - Ghost Pr… $3.96 (56% sold out)
Now: Mad Men: The Final Season, Part 1 $10.00 (53% sold out)
Now: Neighbors $9.00 (45% sold out)
Top deals | Price drops  
 All countries United States United Kingdom Canada Germany France Spain Italy Japan
Killing Them Softly (Blu-ray)
$3.99
10 hrs ago
American Hustle (Blu-ray)
$6.00
21 hrs ago
Gangs of New York (Blu-ray)
$3.99
2 hrs ago
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Blu-ray)
$4.99
12 hrs ago
Breaking Bad: The Final Season (Blu-ray)
$9.99
16 hrs ago
Good Will Hunting (Blu-ray)
$3.99
 
Casablanca (Blu-ray)
$5.99
1 hr ago
The Sandlot (Blu-ray)
$4.99
2 hrs ago
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Blu-ray)
$9.00
21 hrs ago
Act of Valor (Blu-ray)
$4.99
2 hrs ago
X-Men: Days of Future Past (Blu-ray)
$9.99
15 hrs ago
Bad Santa (Blu-ray)
$3.99
16 hrs ago
Super 8 (Blu-ray)
$4.99
 
Frozen Planet (Blu-ray)
$9.99
14 hrs ago


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 (37428)
 Adventure (28609)
 Animation (8595)
 Anime (4738)
 Biography (3910)
 Comedy (27915)
 Comic book (5286)
 Coming of age (1832)
 Crime (19502)
 Dark humor (3923)
 Documentary (5060)
 Drama (44939)
 Epic (5322)
 Erotic (1140)
 Family (11993)
 Fantasy (16402)
 Film-Noir (1217)
 Foreign (6365)
 Heist (1691)
 History (5844)
 Holiday (1261)
 Horror (14161)
 Imaginary (932)
 Martial arts (3372)
 Melodrama (2369)
 Music (8772)
 Musical (3904)
 Mystery (11365)
 Nature (1836)
 Other (703)
 Period (7031)
 Psychological thriller (3229)
 Romance (16313)
 Sci-Fi (18466)
 Short (405)
 Sport (2862)
 Supernatural (4469)
 Surreal (1491)
 Teen (3286)
 Thriller (32927)
 War (5851)
 Western (2433)

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


That Obscure Object of Desire Blu-ray

United Kingdom
90
3
5
Cet obscur objet du désir / StudioCanal Collection Studio Canal | 1977 | 104 min | Rated BBFC: 15 | Sep 10, 2012

That Obscure Object of Desire (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.67:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
French: DTS-HD Master Audio Mono
English: DTS-HD Master Audio Mono
German: DTS-HD Master Audio Mono

Subtitles
English, French SDH, German

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

Playback
Region B (locked)

Price
List price: £24.99, Price history

Amazon: £11.70 (Save 53%)
Usually dispatched within 24 hours, FREE shipping in the UK

Buy That Obscure Object of Desire on Blu-ray Movie

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
7.8
25
ratings.


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

Movie appeal

 
Drama100%
Foreign72%
Romance30%
Comedy-
38%
popularity
102
collections
11
fans




That Obscure Object of Desire

 (1977)

That Obscure Object of Desire Blu-ray delivers great video and audio in this exceptional Blu-ray release

Recounted in flashback to a group of railway travellers, the story wryly details the romantic perils of Mathieu, a wealthy middle-aged French sophisticate who falls desperately in love with his 19-year-old former chambermaid Conchita. Thus begins a surreal game of sexual cat-and-mouse, with Mathieu obsessively attempting to win the girl's affections as she manipulates his carnal desires, each vying to gain absolute control of the other. Brimming with a subversive wit, That Obscure Object of Desire takes satiric aim at a decadent, decaying society riddled with political unrest and moral bankruptcy.

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

Starring: Carole Bouquet, Fernando Rey, Angela Molina
Director: Luis Buñuel

» See full cast & crew


That Obscure Object of Desire Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

Presented in an aspect ratio of 1.67:1, encoded with MPEG-4 AVC and granted a 1080p transfer, Luis Buñuel's That Obscure Object of Desire arrives on Blu-ray courtesy of Studio Canal.

Studio Canal's presentation of Buñuel's final film is very similar to their recent presentation of the classic The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie. Generally speaking, detail and clarity are dramatically improved when compared to previous DVD releases of the film (I've done some direct comparisons with the single disc from The Luis Buñuel Collection), while color depth and stability are a lot stronger. Most daylight sequences, in particular, look very good (see screencaptures #2 and 8) - there is good depth and excellent image stability. Sharpness levels are also pleasing, but there are absolutely no traces of overzealous post-production sharpening. There are no traces of excessive degraining either. Unsurprisingly, the film has a stable organic look, which should please viewers who project their films on large screens. This being said, That Obscure Object of Desire has not undergone a meticulous restoration. This isn't to imply that there are serious technical issues with the presentation, but occasionally during frame transitions there are extremely light color shifts, as well as a few sharpness fluctuations (see screencapture #18). Nevertheless, this is a competent presentation of the film that retains its organic qualities very well. For the record, there are no large cuts, damage or burn marks, or stains to report in this review. (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).

Note: The disc's adjustable main menu - the interface can be set in English, French, or German - indicates that this Blu-ray release is also meant to be sold in Germany and France. Naturally, the German and French releases should look identical to the UK release.


That Obscure Object of Desire Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.0 of 5

There are three audio tracks on this Blu-ray disc: French DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0, English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0, and German DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0. For the record, Studio Canal have provided optional English, German, and French SDH subtitles (with the descriptive text appearing in red) for the main feature.

The original audio is solid. The dialog is crisp, stable and free of distortions. The film does not have a prominent music soundtrack, which is why the overall range of nuanced dynamics is quite limited (even the sound of the passing train and the few gunshots that heard throughout the film are quite modest). However, the sound is well rounded and balance is pleasing. I must mention, however, that some of the actors did post-dubbing, which is why occasionally some of their lines and the audio could be slightly uneven. This is normal. The English translation is very good.



Similar titles you might also like (still not reliable for this title)

What is this?

Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members




   



That Obscure Object of Desire Blu-ray, News and Updates



That Obscure Object of Desire Blu-ray - November 5, 2012

Lionsgate Films have officially announced that they will release on Blu-ray director Luis Bunuel's That Obscure Object of Desire (1977), starring Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet and Ángela Molina. The release will be available for purchase on January 29th.


That Obscure Object of Desire Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
Wings of Desire (Wim Wenders) 17 Nov 12, 2013



That Obscure Object of Desire Blu-ray


£24.99 £11.70


Buy That Obscure Object of Desire on Blu-ray Movie



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. X-Men: Days of Future Past
2. The Expendables 3
3. Rain Man
4. Lone Survivor
5. How to Train Your Dragon 2
6. How to Train Your Dragon 2 3D
7. A Million Ways to Die in the West
8. Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Four...
9. Chef
10. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For 3D
11. The Avengers
12. Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
13. Rush
14. The Lord of the Rings: The Motion P...
15. House of Cards: The Complete Second...

Trending in Theaters
1. Interstellar
2. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
3. Dumb and Dumber To
4. Big Hero 6
5. Nightcrawler
6. Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance
7. John Wick
8. Gone Girl
9. Whiplash
10. Horrible Bosses 2
11. Fury
12. Autómata
13. The Theory of Everything
14. Rosewater
15. The Imitation Game
16. The Drop
17. The Maze Runner
18. The Guest
19. Foxcatcher
20. The Equalizer

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Godzilla
2.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
3.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
4.  Despicable Me 2
5.  Rio 2
6.  Star Trek Into Darkness
7.  Pacific Rim
8.  The Lord of the Rings: The Motion P...
9.  American Hustle
10.  The LEGO Movie
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
2.  Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 3D
3.  Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
4.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
5.  Big Hero 6
6.  Star Trek: The Next Generation, Sea...
7.  The Maze Runner
8.  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3D
9.  The Legend of Korra - Book Three: C...
10.  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
$19.99, Save 50%
2.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
$9.99, Save 75%
3.  Despicable Me 2
$13.00, Save 57%
4.  Rio 2
$13.00, Save 67%
5.  Star Trek Into Darkness
$15.80, Save 60%
6.  The Lord of the Rings: The Motion P...
$41.99, Save 65%
7.  American Hustle
$6.00, Save 85%
8.  The LEGO Movie
$17.96, Save 50%
9.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
$17.99, Save 54%
10.  Lone Survivor
$7.99, Save 77%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Killing Them Softly

 United States


$24.99 $3.99





American Hustle

 United States


$40.99 $6.00





Gangs of New York

 United States


$14.99 $3.99





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