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Old 02-26-09, 02:52 AM
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"Man On Wire" UK specs?

Anyone know what language/subtitle options and extras are on the Icon UK disc for "Man On Wire"?
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Old 02-28-09, 04:00 PM
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Re: "Man On Wire" UK specs?

These are the specs for the BD:

Video codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Video resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1

English (portions of French): DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
English (portions of French): Dolby Digital 5.1

Subtitles
English HOH, Audio Description, None
English HOH, Audio Description, None

Disc
25GB
Region-Free
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Re: "Man On Wire" UK specs?

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Sorry..away from home until tomorrow so can't check fully...what i can tell you off top of my head is that extras on the SD include an Audio commentary with the director and producer...interview with Philippe Petit and an Animated short....sorry i can't confirm until tomorrow...will edit post when i'm home
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Old 02-28-09, 09:59 PM
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Re: "Man On Wire" UK specs?

Wow, that's a shocker. All e-tailers are listing "special features: none", and it's very strange that Icon isn't promoting this more with extras, as I can't find any reviews for the disc anywhere.
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Re: "Man On Wire" UK specs?

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Extras:
There are a number of interesting supplemental features on this Blu-ray disc. First, there is an audio commentary courtesy of director James Marsh, producer Simon Chinn and executive producer Jonathan Hewes where the three talk about Man on Wire, how it became a reality, what it took to film it, etc. “Unseen Sydney Harbor Bridge footage” offers a view at Philippe Petit’s Australian visit in 1973 (the piece also contains a recent interview with Philippe Petit and his close Australian associate who would later on play a key role in his incredible performance in New York City). Next is a long interview with Philippe Petit where he talks about his fascination with the World Trade Center, how he managed to achieve his impressive gig and how times have changed since 1974. Finally, there is a fascinating short titled “The Man Who Walked Between The Towers” narrated by actor Jake Gyllenhaal.
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Re: "Man On Wire" UK specs?

Thanks Svet, I have the DVD on order, and luckily don't have to cancel it.
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Re: "Man On Wire" UK specs?

oh it does have a commentary... something I believe the US edition is missing. So the supplements are NTSC and not PAL encoded, right?
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Re: "Man On Wire" UK specs?

UK DVD:

1.85:1 PAL 16x9
Dolby 5.1, 2.0
DTS 5.1
Dolby 5.1 Audio Descriptive Track

Burned in English subtitles for French parts
Optional English subtitles for English parts

Audio Commentary by James Marsh, Simon Chinn, Jonathan Hewes
Interview with Philippe Petit
Sydney Harbor Crossing short film
"The Man Who Walked Between The Towers" narrated by Jake Gyllenhall
8 page booklet

ya, the UK disc does trump the US version
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