Baraka (UK BD) in November
Second Sight have announced the UK Blu-ray Disc release of Baraka on 10th November 2008 priced at £19.99 RRP. Ron Fricke’s Baraka has been restored and re-mastered using the latest technology available to the filmmakers. Believed to be a first, the original negative was scanned frame by frame for 3 weeks at the maximum possible resolution of 8K rather than the standard 2K. Then the frame-by-frame restoration work began.
The disc is region free. Features include:
- 1080P 2.21:1 Widescreen (VC-1)
- Soundtrack digitally restored and remixed in DTS-HD Master Audio 96/24 5.1 and Dolby Digital 5.1
- A new documentary ‘Baraka – A Closer Look’ (76mins, HD)
- ’Restoration’ feature (7mins, HD)