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The Sacrifice Blu-ray

United States
Offret Kino Lorber | 1986 | 149 min | Rated PG | Jul 05, 2011

The Sacrifice (Blu-ray)
Large:


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

Audio
Swedish: LPCM 2.0

Subtitles
English

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

Packaging
Slipcover in original pressing

Playback
Region free

Price
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Video 3.4 of 53.4
Audio 4.0 of 54.0
Extras 3.3 of 53.3
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The Sacrifice

 (1986)

The Sacrifice Blu-ray offers solid video and great audio in this exceptional Blu-ray release

'The Sacrifice' is a measured, compassionate view of humanity at the edge of apocalypse. Photographed by Ingmar Bergman's cinematographer in ethereal northern light, the film opens and closes with two of cinema's most breathtaking single-take sequence shots.

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

Starring: Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Erland Josephson, Sven Wollter, Guðrún Gísladóttir, Valérie Mairesse
Director: Andrey Tarkovsky

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The Sacrifice Blu-ray, Video Quality

  3.5 of 5

I have mixed feelings about Kino's 1080p/AVC-encoded transfer of The Sacrifice. On the one hand, the film definitely looks much better than it ever has on home video—it's quite a drastic improvement in overall clarity and color balance—but on the other, it displays some traits that detract from the beauty of Sven Nykvist's evocative cinematography. The main problem is that the image doesn't always look naturally filmic. It appears that some slight DNR has been used to smooth out grain—which is still partially there but often looks somewhat frozen in place—and edge enhancement is frequently visible in the form of white haloes that appear on hard outlines. This is especially visible outdoors, when trees and people are silhouetted against the sky, but if you look for it, it's there in just about every scene. If you have a smaller TV screen it won't be as noticeable, but those of you using larger screens or projectors will definitely see it. I don't have any inside details, but to me, this looks like a transfer that was prepared for cable broadcast. That said, there is a significant upgrade in clarity when compared to prior DVD releases. Clothing often yields up its textures, and fine detail is frequently discernable in the actors' faces. The film goes through a number of intentional color shifts—from realistic, to stark black and white, to lightly sepia tinged—and the transfer handles these changes without any problems. Although black levels can be a bit grayish during darker scenes, most color is suitably dense. It's a shame the image couldn't have been less doctored—and I'm not sure why that is—but The Sacrifice still looks strong and you won't be sorry to trade in your old DVD copy.


The Sacrifice Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.0 of 5

The film's spartan sound design is reproduced by way of a generally excellent Swedish Linear PCM 2.0 stereo track. My sole complaint is that you can occasionally hear some clicks and pops in the dialogue, but I prefer this to a track that's lost its character after being digitally scrubbed and tweaked. This is a highly conversational film, and the dialogue is always presented clearly at the forefront of the mix. There are a few instances when the ADR dubbing seems a bit too obvious, but this is inherent in the source material. Where this track really impresses is in its handling of the film's score, which is comprised of Bach's "Mattheus Passion," traditional Swedish chants, and fluttering Japanese flute music by Watazumido Shuso. The music sounds wonderful—the orchestration rich and the flute pieces breathy and warm. The disc includes optional English subtitles.



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