A really beautiful and touching film, The Color Of Paradise tells the story of Mohammed (Ramezani), a blind boy who is thrilled to be returning to his village on holiday from the Institute For The Blind where he studies. What he discovers is that his widowed father (Mahjoob), who is deeply ashamed of his son
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD exhibits a beautiful picture, with colors that are often vibrant and beautifully balanced. Images are generally sharp with fine detail nicely rendered, though some scenes can be a little soft and wanting in definition. Minor edge enhancement is noticed, but rarely to the point of distraction. Major source element dirt, scratches and artifacts are consistently apparent, and can be bothersome. Contrast and shadow delineation are nicely rendered, with good visual information in the darker scenes. Overall, the picture is generally pleasing, with only occasionally noticed pixelization.
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