Movies are not shot in PAL. Movies are shot on film, which is 24 frames per second. Speed that up by 4% and you've got PAL's 25 frames per second.FirthofForth wrote:Thank you for the link. So is what is being said here is that the US Laserdisc is 4 percent slower because it was shot in PAL?
Perhaps they have better ways of dealing with this now, but back when ICCH was issued on LD, yes, that was the case. And it's not just Hollywood productions, it's anything shot on film. Unlike TV, film is 24 frames per second around the world.FirthofForth wrote: This is crazyness. Is every movie made in Hollywood and released on DVD in the UK 4 percent faster?
Fortunately, very few people notice.