I'm curious as to whether, after telecine, the video before color correction tends to be more or less saturated than the final product?
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What colour correction are you referring to? I assume it's the combination of DGIndex and ColorMatrix, but 99.9999999999999% of the time it's probably doing nothing.
The difference is rec.601 colorimetry (SD) vs rec.709 (HD). If it's wrong reds can look a bit darker and blue and green a bit brighter, or the other way around red can look a bit more orange and blur and green get darker, but the difference is generally pretty subtle.
To see the difference try to find a scene with as much red as possible as it tends to be more noticeable.
If that's not what you're referring to, I'm not sure what you mean. Telecine shouldn't effect the saturation.