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...And God Created Woman (Et Dieu... Crea La Femme)

Genre: Drama

Reviewed In Issue 44 (Dec 2000) Of Widescreen Review®

Brigitte Bardot, Curd J

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3
DD Sound Rating: 1.5
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: NA
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Special Features
Includes the U.S. theatrical trailer, a restoration demonstration with Before and After examples, production notes booklet and color bars.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): The Criterion Collection
(Catalog Number): AND110
(MPAA Rating): Not Rated
(Rating Reason):

(Retail Price): $29.95
(DVD Type): Single Side, Single Layer (DVD5)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 92
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): No
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1956
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 07/18/00
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): R. Vadim (Roger)
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
...And God Created Woman stars the voluptuous Brigitte Bardot as Juliette, an 18-year-old vixen who turns the men of St. Tropez to mush with her blatant sexuality

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.35:1 DVD exhibits a dated picture that is nicely rendered with full saturation throughout the color scheme. Sometimes hues appear a bit over saturated, with brownish fleshtones and exaggerated hues. Images are generally sharp, though fine detail and definition are wanting at times. A few scenes exhibit enhanced edges. Occasional aliasing problems are evident, as is pixelization for a picture that is mediocre overall, but generally pleasing for its age. According to the restoration demonstration in the special features, Criterion used Mathematical Techologies

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