It is the year 1644 in Paris, France and a young actor, Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (Duris), also known as Moli
The anamorphically enhanced 2.31:1 DVD shows good resolution, with sharp fine details that reveal the fabrics and textures in the picture nicely. Color balance is nicely rendered, but the entire image can have a somewhat washed-out look, with elevated black levels and somewhat washed-out fleshtones. Skin can occasionally look too pink in outdoor scenes. Some of the darker scenes can show decent blacks, but they are still not as inky as in the best releases. Edge enhancement can be seen at times, and pixel breakup can be recognized as well. (Danny Richelieu)
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