Conclusion: This French release of Brian De Palma's Blow Out is the best alternative for folks residing in Region-B land who cannot play Region-A releases. However, the French release does not use the new and approved by the acclaimed director high-definition transfer that is on the Criterion release.
Excerpt: While out recording ambient sounds for a movie, sound effects engineer Jack Terry witnesses a car accident and accidentally records it with his sound equipment. He dives into the water to help and eventually finds himself caught up in a plot of political conspiracy and possibly murder.
Excerpt: The Movie When Jack Terry (John Travolta), a sound designer for decidedly low-budget films, unexpectedly records a car crash that claims the life of a presidential hopeful, he becomes an "earwitness" to a crime that no one wants to investigate.