Father Alex Bernier (Ledger), a young priest, learns that the head of The Order of priests to which he belongs was found dead in Rome. Prepared to leave New York for Rome to investigate the mysterious death, he is confronted by an old acquaintance -- the disturbed Mara Williams (Sossamon)
Eerie images and looming shadows are very nicely rendered on this anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD. Images are sharp and defined, with nicely detailed clothing textures and facial details. Hues within the stylish dim color palette offer well-balanced fleshtones and deep endless blacks. Contrast and shadow delineation effectively deliver the haunting mood, but viewing in a completely blackened room is recommended to appreicate the dark visuals. The picture can look a bit
I read Widescreen Review because I like dealing with home theatre. I like watching movies the way they are intended to be seen by the Director at the most optimum grade. I am a student at NJIT studying for Electrical Engineering, and hopefully, I will be working in this fascinating world of audio/video.