Wednesday, June 23, 2010

DVD of the Day - Ingmar Bergman's "The Magic Flute"

DVD of the Day
Ingmar Bergman's "The Magic Flute" (Criterion)

Featuring: Josef Köstlinger, Irma Urrila, Håkan Hagegård
Languages: Swedish - Subtitles: optional English
Screen: Color, 1.33:1 aspect ratio, 136 minutes.

Ingmar Bergman puts his indelible stamp on Mozart’s exquisite opera in this sublime rendering of one of the composer’s best-loved works: a celebration of love, forgiveness, and the brotherhood of man. "The Magic Flute" (Trollflöjten) stars Josef Köstlinger as Tamino, the young man determined to rescue a beautiful princess from the clutches of parental evil. (1975).
Optimal image quality: RSDL dual layered.
Lush color transfer, featuring the rarely heard stereo score in uncompressed PCM sound.

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