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Day For Night
Genre: Comedy Drama

Reviewed In Issue 73 (June 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

Jacqueline Bisset, Valentina Cortese, Dani & Alexandra Stewart

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 2.5
DD Sound Rating: 2
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 5
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Special Features
Special features include cast and crew film highlights, a nine-minute conversation with Jacqueline Bisset, a 17-minute appreciation of Day For Night, a nine-minute Truffaut In The USA featurette, interviews with cast and crew, a six-minute making-of featurette, two brief interviews with Truffaut at the

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Warner Home Video
(Catalog Number): 24079
(MPAA Rating): PG
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(Retail Price): $19.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 116
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1973
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 03/18/03
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Francois Truffaut
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Winner of the 1973 Academy Award

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD has a bit of a dated appearance and is soft at times with slightly low contrast. Still, details and definition can be satisfying. Colors are nicely balanced, with accurate fleshtones and deep generally blacks. The source element is revealing of some film grain and occasional artifacts. At time, minor edge enhancement is noticed, and there is also occasional pixelization that creates an unpleasant

The Dolby Digital 1.0 soundtrack sounds nicely restored, despite the inherent distortion and dated fidelity. Background noise is rather subtle in nature. (Perry Sun)