Ann (Watts), her husband George (Roth), and their son Georgie (Gearhart) settle into their remote lake house for a relaxing vacation when they are visited by two well-dressed, well-spoken strangers. The two preppy psychopaths, Peter (Pitt) and Paul (Corbet), immediately take the family hostage and want to play some Funny Games with them
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD has a bright, somewhat washed-out appearance. Details are rather smeared, with limited resolution overall. Black levels are artificially elevated, but shadow detail is still maintained, giving a limited sense of dimension in the image. Fleshtones are pallid and, in general, colors are desaturated. Heavy film grain/noise can be recognized at times, and edge enhancement is noticeable. It just isn
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