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
Mad Men: The Final Season, Part 1 (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace & Music (Blu-ray)
$17.99
Ghostbusters 1 & 2 (Blu-ray)
$15.96
Attack on Titan Part 2 (Blu-ray)
$24.99
The Strain: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
$34.96
Chucky: The Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
$31.99
Kundo (Blu-ray)
$12.99
Masterpiece: Downton Abbey Seasons 1 - 4 (Blu-ray)
$44.99
Dragon Ball Z: Season 7 (Blu-ray)
$17.99
Neighbors (Blu-ray)
$16.99
The Simpsons: The Seventeenth Season (Blu-ray)
$29.96
Oblivion (Blu-ray)
$9.99
Dragon Ball Z: Season 6 (Blu-ray)
$17.99
The Nutty Professor: 50th Anniversary (Blu-ray)
$28.99
The Tim Burton Collection (Blu-ray)
$26.49
Wrong Turn Trilogy (Blu-ray)
$12.98
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 (36139)
 Adventure (27722)
 Animation (8386)
 Anime (4569)
 Biography (3782)
 Comedy (27016)
 Comic book (5080)
 Coming of age (1767)
 Crime (18887)
 Dark humor (3774)
 Documentary (4945)
 Drama (43409)
 Epic (5188)
 Erotic (1077)
 Family (11759)
 Fantasy (15838)
 Film-Noir (1162)
 Foreign (6209)
 Heist (1628)
 History (5685)
 Holiday (1209)
 Horror (13610)
 Imaginary (898)
 Martial arts (3276)
 Melodrama (2317)
 Music (8499)
 Musical (3787)
 Mystery (11011)
 Nature (1802)
 Other (698)
 Period (6798)
 Psychological thriller (3124)
 Romance (15802)
 Sci-Fi (17813)
 Short (393)
 Sport (2762)
 Supernatural (4281)
 Surreal (1447)
 Teen (3150)
 Thriller (31923)
 War (5692)
 Western (2349)

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


Zazie dans le métro Blu-ray

United States
131
3
18
The Criterion Collection Criterion | 1960 | 93 min | Not rated | Jun 28, 2011

Zazie dans le métro (Blu-ray)
Temporary cover art
Large:


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

Audio
French: LPCM Mono

Subtitles
English

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

Playback
Region A (locked)

Price
List price: $39.95, Price history

Amazon: $29.38 (Save 26%)
New from: $19.08 (Save 52%)
In stock soon, order now

Buy Zazie dans le métro on Blu-ray Movie

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
7.2
24
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 4.2 of 54.2
Audio 4.5 of 54.5
Extras 4.2 of 54.2
Based on 1 user review

Movie appeal

 
Drama100%
Foreign79%
Comedy-
50%
popularity
441
collections
8
fans




Zazie dans le métro

 (1960)

Zazie dans le métro Blu-ray delivers great video and superb audio in this exceptional Blu-ray release

A brash and precocious eleven-year-old (Catherine Demongeot) comes to Paris for a whirlwind weekend with her rakish uncle (Philippe Noiret); he and the viewer get more than they bargained for in this anarchic comedy from Louis Malle, which treats the City of Light as though it were a pleasure island just waiting to be destroyed. Based on a popular novel by Raymond Queneau that had been considered unadaptable, Malle’s audacious hit Zazie dans le métro is a bit of stream-of-conscious slapstick, wall-to-wall with visual gags, editing tricks, and effects, and made with flair on the cusp of the French New Wave.

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

Starring: Philippe Noiret
Director: Louis Malle

» See full cast & crew


Zazie dans le métro Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

Presented in an aspect ratio of 1.33:1, encoded with MPEG-4 AVC and granted a 1080p transfer, Louis Malle's Zazie dans le metro arrives on Blu-ray courtesy of Criterion.

The following text appears inside the booklet provided with this Blu-ray disc:

"This new high-definition digital transfer was created on a Spirit Datacine from a 35mm interpositive. Thousands of instances of dirt, debris, scratches, splices, warps, jitter, and flicker were manually removed using MTI's DRS system, while Digital Vision's DVNR system was used for small dirt, grain, and noise reduction.

Telecine colorist: Richard Deusy/Scanlab, Paris.
Blu-ray mastering: Radius60, Los Angeles.

I have seen only the R4 Australian SDVD release of Zazie dans le metro, which I understand uses the same transfer Optimum Home Entertainment had to work with in the United Kingdom when they prepared their Louis Malle boxset.

Criterion's Blu-ray release represents a strong upgrade in terms of image quality. This may not be immediately obvious if one compares the old R4 SDVD with the Blu-ray release strictly by looking at screencaptures, but detail and especially color reproduction are clearly superior. Furthermore, the macroblocking patterns that are noticeable on the SDVD are also effectively addressed. The background shimmer, particularly during the daylight footage, is eliminated as well. A layer of light grain is now easy to spot here, but not on the SDVD release. This being said, because of the intended cartoonish look - which favors plenty of unnaturally warm and soft colors and subdued contrast levels - the film has a tendency to look somewhat soft at times. This is not to say, however, that detail is compromised; this is a stylistic preference which compliments the satirical tone of the film. Lastly, edge-enhancement is not a serious issue of concern. The high-definition transfer is also free of debris, stains, cuts, and large damage marks. (Note: This is a Region-A "locked" Blu-ray disc. Therefore, you must have a native Region-A or Region-Free PS3 or SA in order to access its content).


Zazie dans le métro Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.5 of 5

There is only one audio track on this Blu-ray disc: French LPCM 1.0. For the record, Criterion have provided optional English subtitles for the main feature.

The following text appears inside the booklet provided with this Blu-ray disc:

"The monaural soundtrack was remastered at 24-bit from the positive print soundtrack. Clicks, thumps, hiss, and hum were manually removed using Pro Tools HD. Crackle was attenuated using AudioCube's integrated workstation."

The French LPCM 1.0 audio track has a decent dynamic amplitude. Naturally, Fiorenzo Carpi and André Pontin's score gets a decent boost. The dialog also sounds slightly clearer than it does on the SDVD. Balance, however, is practically identical. For the record, I did not detect any annoying pops, cracks, hissings, or audio dropouts to report in this review. The English translation is excellent.



Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members




   



Zazie dans le métro Blu-ray, News and Updates



Criterion Blu-ray in June: Aldrich, Ichikawa, Malle, Roeg, Siodma... - March 15, 2011

The Criterion Collection has announced that it will release six films on Blu-ray in June. On June 14, it will release Insignificance (Nicolas Roeg, 1985) and The Makioka Sisters (Kon Ichikawa, 1983). A week later, it will release Kiss Me Deadly (Robert Aldrich, ...


Zazie dans le métro Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post



Zazie dans le métro Blu-ray


$39.95 $29.38


Buy Zazie dans le métro 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. X-Men: Days of Future Past 3D
3. X-Men: Days of Future Past 3D
4. The Blob
5. X-Men: Days of Future Past
6. Edge of Tomorrow
7. Edge of Tomorrow 3D
8. Edge of Tomorrow
9. Fargo: The Complete First Season
10. Transformers: Age of Extinction
11. Kingpin
12. Transformers: Age of Extinction 3D
13. Ghostbusters 1 & 2
14. Godzilla
15. Snowpiercer

Trending in Theaters
1. Gone Girl
2. Annabelle
3. Dracula Untold
4. Fury
5. The Judge
6. Guardians of the Galaxy
7. The Equalizer
8. A Walk Among the Tombstones
9. The Maze Runner
10. The Expendables 3
11. Lucy
12. Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods
13. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
14. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
2.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
3.  Maleficent
4.  Sleeping Beauty
5.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
6.  Mr. Peabody & Sherman
7.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
8.  Oblivion
9.  X-Men: Days of Future Past 3D
10.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
  » 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.  Snowpiercer
6.  Planes: Fire & Rescue
7.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
8.  Mad Men: The Final Season, Part 1
9.  The Expendables 3
10.  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3D
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
$19.99, Save 50%
2.  Maleficent
$19.98, Save 46%
3.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
$17.99, Save 55%
4.  Mr. Peabody & Sherman
$18.96, Save 49%
5.  Oblivion
$9.99, Save 71%
6.  Snowpiercer
$14.94, Save 50%
7.  Frozen
$24.96, Save 45%
8.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
$39.96, Save 50%
9.  Mad Men: The Final Season, Part 1
$19.99, Save 50%
10.  Attack on Titan Part 2
$24.99, Save 50%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Mad Men: The Final Season, Part 1

 United States


$39.97 $19.99





Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace & Music

 United States


$39.96 $17.99





Ghostbusters 1 & 2

 United States


$26.99 $15.96





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