Basic Information on new release titles is posted as soon as titles are announced. Once reviewed, additional data is added to the database.
WSR Detailed DVD Review
Tuscan Skies: Andrea Bocelli
Genre: Special Interest

Reviewed In Issue 61 (June 2002) Of Widescreen Review®

Andrea Bocelli

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: 4.5
Download WSR Review
Reference Systems
Critics' Composite Score: 4
Internet Links
Special Features
Includes interviews, album highlights, song synopses, and a 26-minute segmented behind-the-scenes featurette.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Universal Music & Video Distribution
(Catalog Number): 314 589 511-9
(MPAA Rating): Not Rated
(Rating Reason):

(Retail Price): $29.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 54
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): No
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2001
(Theatrical Release): No
(Direct-To-Video Release): Yes
(DVD Release Date): 02/05/02
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Larry Weinstein
(Screenplay/Written By): Subscribe Now!
(Story): Subscribe Now!
(Music): Subscribe Now!
(Director Of Photography): Subscribe Now!
(Production Designer): Subscribe Now!
(Visual Effects): Subscribe Now!
(Costume Designer): Subscribe Now!
(Editor): Subscribe Now!
(Supervising Sound Editors): Subscribe Now!
(Re-Recording Mixers): Subscribe Now!
(Executive Producers): Subscribe Now!
(Co-Producers): Subscribe Now!
(Producers): Subscribe Now!
(Academy Awards): Subscribe Now!

  DVD Picture Information

(Principal Photography): Subscribe Now!
(Theatrical Aspect Ratio): Subscribe Now!
(Measured DVD Anamorphic Aspect Ratio): Subscribe Now!
(Measured DVD Letterbox Aspect Ratio): Subscribe Now!

  DVD Sound Information

(DVD Soundtrack): Subscribe Now!
(Theatrical Sound): Subscribe Now!
(Theatrical Re-Issue Soundtrack): Subscribe Now!
(DTS Bit Rate): Subscribe Now!
(Dolby Digital Bit Rate): Subscribe Now!
(Additional Languages): Subscribe Now!
(Subtitles): Subscribe Now!
(WSR Superb Sound Qualities): Subscribe Now!

  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
For the great tenor, Andrea Bocelli, who has travelled around the world, life seems simpler under the Tuscan Skies of his native land. Follow Bocelli on a music video-type of journey and indulge in his Italian operatic love songs. Though he has no sight, he was blessed with a moving voice. (Suzanne Hodges)

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD is comprised of various types of footage and visual style. The overall appearance is somewhat soft, but detail can be nicely rendered. Colors border oversaturation at times, but can be well balanced, with nicely rendered fleshtones. There is some pixelization noticed, as well as shimmering and occasional edge enhancement. (Suzanne Hodges)

The multichannel sonic presentations feature very well-recorded music selections, particularly with the album content, though audio purists are likely to object somewhat to the distribution of the music, and to a lesser extent, effects to the stereo surrounds during the TV show. Also, the vocal isn