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The picture clarity and DTS were the best I have seen and heard for a movie of this theme/topic. Everything about the techinical aspects of the film was superb. I kept trying to find fault, even with the night shots and the dark almost black and white London sequences, but nothing would falter. The DTS was mixed perfectly throughout, even in the rain sequences and the remote bombings. Which, if you have your system cranked up thinking this is a dialogue film only, at around 16:20 you will end up blown over backwards, and that happens several times.
The main featurette is also 1080 and lasts nine minutes. It is mostly footage from the film as narrated by the main cast and director (except Cillian). Once you see the humor involved in the background of the film it can prep you for the outtakes. I thought this option would be misplaced for as serious as this film is, but after watching the four minute quip (mixed as a music video almost) it was actually perfect. It showed the disgust of everyone having to chain smoke through the whole film. And Kiera with as beautiful as she is here in every moment of film, is captured saying the F word in only the way she can.
I feel comfortable in saying no one should find disappointment in any aspect of this production, story, poetry, Blu quality, sound mix, or even the brief special features. I have played several sequences of Kiera singing for customers, and the Blu clarity has sold itself on those scenes alone.Read more ›
Thomas (as portrayed by Matthew Rhys), is a moody, brilliant, but childish artist, full of passion, but unable to see beyond his own desires. When his childhood lover, Vera Phillips (Knightley) appears in London to pursue a career as an entertainer, he begins a campaign to bed her, and relive his past...which doesn't sit well with his beautiful, tempestuous wife, Caitlin (Miller). While both Thomases have relaxed mores about infidelity (despite their intense jealousy), Caitlin and Vera soon discover, through their mutual love of Dylan, a bond that turns the situation into a playful, non-sexual ménage-à-trois. When young soldier William Killick (Cillian Murphy) falls for Vera, however, the chemistry changes, as she matures, and learns to accept 'adult' love and responsibility. Killick is posted in war-torn Greece, Vera moves to Wales with the Thomases (and soon has Killick's child), but Dylan's unabated, selfish desire for Vera untimately leads to tragedy for both couples.
It is actually a standard formula for drama, and plays out with few surprises. Still, Keightley is luminous, Miller is fiery and sympathetic, and the actresses succeed in keeping your interest, even when the story falters.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
great looking chicks, lots of artsy fartsy stuff mixed in with actual good stuff, YOU NEED THE ENGLISH SUBTITLES, even though their UK accents are not strong, the vocal coach... Read morePublished 4 months ago by underwater kiss
The edge of love I had saw it yet.but I will I'm sure it's good.Published 8 months ago by Linda G. Lewis
While the acting was superb, especially Keira Knightley and Sienna Miller, I had trouble with the characters being so openly unintelligent. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Sara Williams
Quality romance drama, with superb acting by all. Also loved the replay of the movie with the director and main character leisurely discussing the acting, scene set-ups, prompts... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Ann Gibbons
This director has done a brilliant job of creating a movie from these historical events. I love each and every main character's portrayal by each of the actors, and when I... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Alpha
A sleeper movie in my opinion. Great acting, based on a true story about Dylan Thomas. This is one of Kiera's finest roles. Great all around cast, costuming, settings. Read morePublished 14 months ago by DebC