(aka "Yume")


Japan 1990


Review by Gary Tooze

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 DVD REVIEW: Warner - Region 1 - NTSC

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Distribution Warner -Region 1 - NTSC 
Runtime 1:59:24  minutes

1.78:1.00 Letterboxed WideScreen 16X9 enhanced
NTSC 720x480 29.97 f/s

Bit-rate: 5.55 bps


NOTE: The Vertical axis represents the bits transferred per second. The Horizontal is the time in minutes.

Bitrate Warner R1


Bitrate Warner R2:


Audio Japanese 2.0 Channels
Subtitles  English, French, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Thai, Portuguese, Spanish (removable)

 The picture is spectacular... exactly the same as the R2 NTSC reviewed HERE ( see above Bitrate  comparison ).


Distribution: Warner Brothers Japan

Running time: Listed as 120 minutes

Actual Running time of the film itself was 1:59:24 minutes


Release Information:
Studio: Warner Brothers
Theatrical Release Date: October, 1990 (Japan )


Edition Details:

Region 1 Encoding

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1 aspect ratio
Interactive Menu

Cast and Awards Info

DVD Release Date:  March 18th, 2003

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Chapter stops: 31

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Distribution Warner -Region 1 - NTSC 

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