DVD DETAILS
Hong Kong region free DVD
DVD COVER
  • Front
    front cover
  • Back
    back cover
DISC
  • Distributor
    Panorama Distribution
  • Region Code
    All
  • Running Time
    98.27
  • Rating Category
    IIB
PICTURE
  • Aspect Ratio
    1,85:1
  • Anamorph
    Yes
  • Subtitles
    English
    Chinese (Traditional)
    Chinese (Simplified)
SOUND
  • Language(s)
    Cantonese
    Mandarin (Stereo only)
  • Format
    DTS ES
    Dolby Digital 5.1
    Dolby Digital 2.0
EXTRAS
  • Making of featurette (20:01) (no subs)
  • Trailers:
    - Election
    - Drink Drank Drunk
    - Everlasting Regret
ABOUT THIS DVD

Very watchable but definitely a below par DVD release from Panorama Distribution.

The soundtrack, available in DTS is vibrant and energetic, but the surround effect often feels forced. The image is slightly unstable, probably a defect of the transfer from film to digital and blacks look faded especially in the very dark scenes.

The extras consists of three trailers - for "Election", "Everlasting Regret" and "Drink Drank Drunk" - and a "Making Of" program. The featurette is a decent mix of talking heads, clips from the film and behind the scenes footage.

These kinds of programs are always fun to watch. Here we get a glimpse of the extensive prosthetic make-up used in the film and we get to see Shu Qi fool around and look as cute as ever. The 20 minute program is subtitled in Chinese only.