This is my 10 bit HEVC / x265 reencode of [deanzel's](https://nyaa.si/?f=0&c=0_0&q=deanzel "deanzel's uploads") 9.9 gb release of Millennium Actress. Audio is mixed down to stereo AAC. Japanese audio and English subtitle track are default.
This release uses NLMeans ultralight denoising tuned for animation. In the case of this release in particular, the denoising has caused the colour grading to be a bit different from the source, adding a slight green tint to the visuals. Take a look at the comparison images for examples.
Here are some comparison shots of my encode vs [deanzel's release](https://nyaa.si/view/693254 "deanzel's encode")
Obviously there are some reductions in visual quality compared to the original in all my uploads, these screenshots should help you decide whether the reduction in quality is worth my far lower file sizes.
Keep the file size differences in mind.
At the turn of the millennium, Ginei Studio's dilapidated buildings are set to be demolished. Ex-employee and filmmaker Genya Tachibana decides to honor this occasion with a commemorative documentary about the company's star actress: Chiyoko Fujiwara, the reclusive sweetheart of Shouwa Era cinema. Having finally obtained permission to interview the retired starlet, an enamored Genya drags along cynical cameraman Kyouji Ida to meet her, ready to put his lifelong idol back in the spotlight once more.
Hidden in this secluded mountain retreat is a thousand years of history condensed into one lifetime, waiting to be narrated. Chiyoko's recollections take them on an illusionary journey through Japanese cinematic history that transcends the boundaries of reality; the saga of her acting career intertwines with her filmography, the actors in her life blend seamlessly with the characters on screen, and the present melds with the past. Though the actress may have retired at the height of her career 30 years ago, the curtain on her life's stage has yet to fall.
### File details
1916x1036 24 fps HEVC Main 10
English; AAC Stereo ~100 TVBR
Japanese; AAC Stereo ~100 TVBR (Default)
English; ASS subtitles (Default)
Signs/Song for Dub; ASS subtitles