SFI & The Daily SME (frame 393)

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Last modified on Thursday 11th March 2010, 01:52:21 AM

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Label:  SFI & The Daily SME (Slovakia)

Region:  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8
RCE protection:  No
Copyright protection system:  None

Disc type:  DVD5 (the data occupy 3.75 GB)

Playback time (hh:mm:ss.frames):  1:36:25.00

Video:  PAL
Aspect ratio:  1.35:1* non-anamorphic


Bitrate (min / avg / max):  0.16 / 4.96 / 6.55 Mbps

Bitrate (min / avg / max)

Audio:
 

Slovak Dolby Digital 2.0 / 256 kbps

Subtitles: Slovak & English

Menus available in: Slovak & English


Special features:
 

  • About the movie (2 pages, in Slovak & English)
  • Biographies (in Slovak & English)
    • Dušan Dušek (2 pages)
    • Dušan Hanák (2 pages)
    • Alojz Hanúsek (2 pages)
  • Press coverage (2 pages, in Slovak & English)
  • Photogallery (8 movie stills)

Notes: This film is a part of the "Slovak Cinema of the 80's" DVD edition
(released by SFI & The Daily SME), which also includes:

  • "Chodník cez Dunaj" ("A Path Across the Danube")
  • "Fontána pre Zuzanu" ("The Fountain for Suzanne")
  • "Iba deň" ("Only a Day")
  • "Iná láska" ("Another Love")
  • "Južná pošta" ("The Southern Mail")
  • "Noční jazdci" ("Night Riders")
  • "Pásla kone na betóne" ("She Kept Crying for the Moon")
  • "Pomocník" ("The Assistant")
  • "Sladké starosti" ("Sweet Troubles")

There's nothing I can say against the transfer we're presented with here.
The only thing worth mentioning is a strange artefact I found in 3 frames:

Frame 47975 | Frame 47995 | Frame 48000

SFI & The Daily SME (frame 47975)



I'm at a loss as to what the reason for this might be...?

*it says "1.66:1" on the cover, but it's a mistake


Slovak Film Institute / Blu-ray (frame 416)

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Last modified on Wednesday 17th August 2016, 10:35:46 PM

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Label:  Slovak Film Institute (Slovakia)

Region:  A, B & C (?)
RCE protection:  n/a
Copyright protection system:  AACS

Disc type:  BD25 (the data occupy 19.61 GB)

Playback time (hh:mm:ss.frames):  1:40:32.10

Video:  MPEG-4 AVC, 1080p24
Aspect ratio:  1.37:1


Bitrate (min / avg / max):  0.00 / 23.95 / 36.78 Mbps

Bitrate (min / avg / max)

Audio:
 

Slovak DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 mono* / 1,834 kbps

Subtitles: Slovak, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish & Russian

Menus available in: Slovak & English

Note: The menus are 1080i50!


Special features:
 

  • 12-page booklet (in Slovak & English)

Notes: Only available in the "Slovak Film 01" 5-disc set,
together with:



Hmm, it seems that my [not baseless] assumption that all these films had undergone 2K restoration at the time they were originally released in the "Slovak Cinema of the X0's" collections, and hence the Blu-rays would use the same masters, was wrong - this one has clearly received a new master / resto! :-O
     And somebody even found out how [not] to use the automatic scratch removal tool or whatchamacallit ;-) that introduced the funky artefacts on the old master:

SFI & The Daily SME (frame 47975 | 47995 | 48000)
Slovak Film Institute / Blu-ray (frame 47998 | 48018 | 48023)

SFI & The Daily SME (frame 47975)




To see the screenshots in glorious Full HD 1080, click here.

*difference between channels is -Inf. dB (0.00 %)

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