Based on the novel by Darryl Ponicsan, The Last Detail tells the salty tale of three sailors on the loose along the Eastern Seaboard. Petty Officers Buddusky and Mulhall (Nicholson & Young) are assigned to transport Meadows (Quaid), a young sailor convicted of a petty crime, to a New Hampshire Naval Prison. The two officers take a liking to Meadows and decide to show him a good time before he begins his eight-year sentence, and no town
The anamorphically enhanced DVD picture, viewed in component video exhibits a dated, plugged-up picture throughout that is revealing of fine film grain. Images are sharp, but fine detail and overall definition is wanting. Shadow delineation is poor and undefined. Colors are balanced, but pasty, with a yellow tint that affects blacks, whites and sometimes fleshtones. The picture, framed at 1.85:1, anamorphic and letterbox, sometimes has a
The soundtrack is presented in Dolby
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