Apr 162020
 

Jamestown: The Complete Collection is now available on DVD from PBS, the three seasons contained in a single DVD case, nice for those looking for space-saving individuals.

 

 

Jamestown: The Complete Collection
(2017-19)

Genre(s): Drama, History
PBS | NR – 1080 min. – $59.98 | March 10, 2020

Date Published: 04/16/2020 | Author: The Movieman


SERIES INFO:
Writer(s): Bill Gallagher (created by)
Cast: Ben Batt, Naomi Battrick, Max Beesley, Rachel Colwell, Claire Cox, Shaun Dodley, Patsy Ferran, Jason Flemyng, Burn Gorman, Dean Lennox Kelly, Gwilym Lee, Stuart Martin, Abiola Ogunbiyi, Tony Pitts, Kalani Queypo, Luke Roskell, Sophie Rundle, Abubakar Salim, Ben Starr, Matt Stokoe, Roseanne Supernault, Raoul Trujillo, Steven Waddington, Niamh Walsh


DISC INFO:
Features: None
Slip Cover: No
Digital Copy: No
Formats Included: DVD
Number of Discs: 6


Audio: English (Dolby Digital 5.1)
Video: Anamorphic Widescreen 1.78
Subtitles: English SDH
Region(s): 1


 

PLOT SYNOPSIS


We arrive in 1619 at the first settlement on the edge of the breath-taking but untamed Virginian wilderness. For 12 years, Jamestown has been populated by men, but the settlement is thrown into disarray when the first women, including Alice (SOPHIE RUNDLE), Verity (NIAMH WALSH), and Jocelyn (NAOMI BATTRICK), arrive in this land of hope and opportunity. Their determination not only survive but also prosper provokes clashes of desire, influence, and dominance with exalted men of politics and proud tobacco farmers alike. Relations with the Native Americans offer wealth and advancement but power, greed, and corruption inevitably leads to devastating conflict, the fallout of which will shape the New World for centuries to come.

 

SPECIAL FEATURES – 0/5


This 6-disc set is housed in a standard DVD case. No features were included.

 

VIDEO – 4.5/5, AUDIO – 5.0/5


Jamestown: The Complete Series is presented with a 16×9 enhanced 1.78 widescreen aspect ratio as originally televised with somewhat bright colors and decent detail for standard definition. The included Dolby Digital 5.1 tracks were especially impressive, not just loud but instead the audio is spread evenly across all channels and showcases some great depth for the action scenes while also providing good dialogue levels through the center channel.

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