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Vampyr [videorecording] / ein Film der Carl Th. Dreyer Produktion.

Publication:
[United States] : The Criterion Collection, 2008.
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (74 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (214 p.)
Series:
Criterion collection; 437.
Criterion collection ; 437
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Subjects:
Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan, 1814-1873 -- Film adaptations.
Vampires -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Vampire films.
Horror films.
Motion pictures, German.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Language:
German dialogue with optional alternate English text or English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD, Dolby Digital mono.
Summary:
A young traveler finds a remote castle, and starts seeing mysterious things, only to find that his own nightmares are coming true.
Participant:
Julian West, Henriette Gérard, Jan Hieronimko, Sybille Schmitz, Maurice Schutz, Rena Mandel.
Credits:
Screenplay, Carl Theodor Dreyer and Christen Jul ; director, Carl Theodor Dreyer ; producer, Charles Theodor Dreyer and Baron Nicolas de Gunzberg ; cinematography, Rudolph Maté ; music, Wolfgang Zeller.
Notes:
Based on the story 'Carmilla' from 'In a glass darkly' by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1932.
Aspect ratio 1.19:1.
Special edition features: disc one: the film, The original German version in a new high-definition digital transfer from the 1998 restoration by Martin Koerber and the Cineteca di Bologna, newly credited alternate version with English text, audio commentary featuring film scholar Tony Rayns, new and improved English subtitle translation. Disc two: Carl Th. Dreyer (1966), a documentary by Jørgen Roos chronicling Dreyer's career, visual essay by scholar Casper Tybjerg on Dreyer's influences in creating Vampyr, radio broadcast from 1958 of Dreyer reading an essay about filmmaking. A booklet featuring new essays by Mark Le Fanu and Kim Newman, Koerber on the restoration, and a 1964 interview with producer and star Nicolas de Gunzburg, as well as a book featuring Dreyer and Christen Jul's original screenplay and Sheridan Le Fanu 1872 story "Carmilla," a source for the film.
Contributor:
Dreyer, Carl Theodor, 1889-1968 , Producer, Director, Screenwriter
Jul, Christen. , Screenwriter
West, Julian, 1904-1981. , Producer, Actor
Gérard, Henriette. , Actor
Hieronimko, Jan. , Actor
Schmitz, Sybille, 1909-1955. , Actor
Schutz, Maurice. , Actor
Mandel, Rena, 1901-1987 , Actor
Maté, Rudolph, 1899-1964 , Cinematographer
Zeller, Wolfgang, 1893-1967 , Composer
Rayns, Tony. , Commentator
Ross, Jørgen. , Director
Tybjerg, Casper.
Carl Th. Dreyer Produktion. , Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
Contains:
Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan, 1814-1873., Author Carmilla.
Le Fanu, Mark., Author Vampyr's ghosts and demons.
Newman, Kim., Author Vampyr and the vampire.
Koerber, Martin., Author Some notes on the restoration of Dryer's Vampyr.
Dreyer, Carl Theodor, 1889-1968., Author Vampyr.
ISBN:
9781604650464
160465046X
OCLC:
228908852
Publisher Number:
715515030427
CC1757 The Criterion Collection