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Europa [videorecording] / Produced by Gunnar Obel & Nordisk Films & TV A/S ... [et al.] ; producers, Peter Aalbaek Jensen, Bo Christensen ; written by Lars von Trier, Niels Vørsel ; directed by Lars von Trier.

Other Title:
Zentropa [videorecording]
Edition:
Special ed. ; Widescreen ed.
Publication:
[United States] : The Criterion Collection, 2008.
Series:
Criterion collection; 454.
The Criterion collection ; 454
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (107 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (11 p. : ports).
Subjects:
Denazification -- Germany -- Drama.
Germany -- History -- 1945-1955 -- Drama.
Motion pictures, German.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
War films.
Language:
German or English dialogue; English subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
System Details:
DVD; stereo.
Summary:
Leo Kessler, an American of German descent, visits Germany in 1945. He works as a night conductor on the Zentropa Railway Line, owned by a Nazi sympathizer. Leo attempts to remain neutral to the ongoing purguing of loyalists by the Allied forces, but he falls in love with the railway magnate's daughter.
Participant:
Narrator: Max Von Sydow.
Jean-Marc Barr, Udo Kier, Leopold Kessler, Katharina Hartman.
Credits:
Director of photography, Henning Bendtsen, Jean-Paul Meurisse, Edward Klosinsky; composer, Joakim Holbek; editor, Herve Schneid.
Notes:
Title from container.
Videodisc release of the 1991 motion picture.
Special features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer ; Danish audio commentary with director Lars von Trier and producer Peter Aalbaek Jensen ; original theatrical trailer ; new and improved English subtitle translation ; Trier's Element: a documentary featuring an interview with von Trier as well as footage from Europa's set and its Cannes premiere and press conference ; Anecdotes from Europa: a short documentary featuring interviews with film historian Peter Schepelern, actor Jean-Marc Baar, Aalbaek Jensen, assistant director Tomas Gislason, co-writer Niels Vorsel, and prop master Peter Grant ; additional interviews ; booklet with essay by critic Howard Hampton.
Contributor:
Trier, Lars von, 1956- , Director, Screenwriter
Jensen, Peter Aalbæk, 1956- , Producer
Christensen, Bo, 1937- , Producer
Vørsel, Niels. , Screenwriter
Sydow, Max von, 1929- , Narrator
Barr, Jean-Marc, 1960- , Actor
Kier, Udo. , Actor
Kessler, Leopold, 1976- , Actor
Hartman, Katharina. , Actor
Bendtsen, Henning. , Cinematographer
Meurisse, Jean-Paul. , Cinematographer
Klosinsky, Edward. , Cinematographer
Schneid, Hervé. , Editor
Holbek, Joakim. , Composer
Gunnar Obel. , Producer
Nordisk Films. , Producer
TV A/S. , Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
ISBN:
9781604651027
1604651024
OCLC:
270775496
Publisher Number:
715515034029
CC1784D The Criterion Collection
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