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The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD, compared to the LaserDisc reviewed in Issue 10, exhibits slight improvements, but the picture still suffers from mediocre qualities. Viewing must take place in a completely blackened room due to the dark character of the picture and limited shadow delineation. Colors are often undefined and plugged-up, though in the brighter scenes, balance is nicely rendered. Images are wanting in definition and fine detail, though some scenes exhibit satisfactory sharpness. Film grain is noticed throughout.
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