Mr. J. A. Lynden

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 93% (42 of 45)
Location: South of England


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Red Desert [Blu-ray] [1964] <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Monica Vitti
Red Desert [Blu-ray] [1964] Blu-ray ~ Monica Vitti
42 of 45 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Il Deserto Rosso, 22 Jan 2009
I have to take issue with the previous review.
The BFI sourced the transfer of 'Red Desert' to Blu Ray from the original negative. Reviewers with far more technical knowledge than I have say the colours are true to the original 35mm release. I have seen the Blu Ray projected and the depth of colour, definition and healthy amount of film grain present, (In other words, the filmic look has not been smoothed out too much with restoration tools), create a truly fantastic home cinema experience.
If you view this or indeed any Blu Ray on a small TV or PC Monitor, then you will not see a difference in definition. You need a full 1080p TV of 40" or larger, in most cases, to really… Read more

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