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Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (13 Conversations About One Thing)
Genre: Drama

Reviewed In Issue 69 (Feb 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

Matthew McConaughey, John Turturro, Clea DuVall, Amy Irving, Tia Texada, Barbara Sukowa & Alan Arkin

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3.5
DD Sound Rating: 3.5
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 3.5
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Special Features
Includes audio commentary with director Jill Sprecher, co-writer Karen Sprecher, and editor Stephen Mirrione.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 08700
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

Language and brief drug use
(Retail Price): $24.95
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 104
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2001
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 11/19/02
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Jill Sprecher
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Following her critically acclaimed debut "Clockwatchers," Jill Sprecher assembled an ensemble cast for "Thirteen Conversations" About One Thing. The main characters are either down-and-out or merely existing in their bleak lives, as the

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD exhibits a picture with warm hues that are nicely balanced, with accurate fleshtones and deep blacks. Images are generally sharp and detailed, with satisfying definition and clarity. However, some scenes appear quite soft or somewhat smeared. Sill, contrast and shadow delineation appear well balanced. There are few distractions in the way of pixelization and edge enhancement. (Suzanne Hodges)

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