directed by Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne 
Belgium 1999

Artificial Eye - Region 2 - PAL vs. SPRING - Region 0 - NTSC



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Distribution Artificial Eye
Region 2 encoded 
SPRING (Taiwan ?)
Region 0 - NTSC
Runtime 1:29:54 min 1:29:57 min
Video 1.66:1 Letterboxed WideScreen Anamorphic
Average Bitrate: 6.64 mb/s
PAL 720x576 25.00 f/s
1.33:1 - Squeezed not cropped
Average Bitrate: 5.45 mb/s

NTSC 704x480 29.97 f/s

Artificial Eye



Audio French or Italian (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround)

French 2.0 Stereo

Subtitles White : English, Italian, Dutch, None White: English, Chinese (Mandarin), None
Special Features
  • Interview With Luc & Jean-Pierre Dardenne
  • Cannes Award Ceremony Footage
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Stills Galleries
  • Director Biographies and Filmographies
  • Cast Biographies : On Other Disc, the feature film "La Promesse"
  • Interactive Menu
  • Scene Access
  • 1.66:1 anamorphic widescreen edition

Discographic Information:
Region 0
Layers: Single

This DVD is most likely a bootleg!

Note: 'Chapters' and 'Subtitle' menu are reversed.

Image is vertically squezzed causing characters to appear longer and thinner. Stilted.

Edition Details:
• Region 0
• Color, 1.33:1 ratio

• Synopsis - only in Chinese

• Scene Selection (9)

• Animated front menu

Keep Case - 2 Disc Set
Chapters: 12
Keep Case
Chapters: 9

DVD Menu
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