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Welt am Draht [videorecording] = World on a wire / Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation presents ; ein Film von Rainer Werner Fassbinder ; Buch, Fritz Müller-Scherz und Rainer Werner Fassbinder ; Produktion, Peter Märthesheimer, Alexander Wesemann ; eine Sendung des WDR.

Other Title:
Title on container: World on a wire [videorecording]
Publication:
[United States] : The Criterion Collection, [2012]
Series:
Criterion collection; 598.
Criterion collection ; 598
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (212 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([16] p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
Subjects:
Galouye, Daniel F. -- Television adaptations.
Galouye, Daniel F. -- Film adaptations.
Welt am Draht (Television program)
Corporations -- Corrupt practices -- Drama.
Virtual reality -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Science fiction television programs.
Made-for-TV movies.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Television adaptations.
Motion pictures, German.
Language:
German dialogue with optional English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD, region 1 ; NTSC; PCM Mono.
Summary:
The noir-spiked tale of a reluctant action hero, a cybernetics engineer who uncovers a massive corporate conspiracy substituting simulations for reality.
Participant:
Klaus Löwitsch, Barbara Valentin, Mascha Rabben, Ulli Lommel, Karl-Heinz Vosgerau, Adrian Hoven, Ivan Desny, Günter Lamprecht, Margit Carstensen, Wolfgang Schenck, Joachim Hansen, Rudolf Lenz, Kurt Raab, Karl Scheydt, Rainer Hauer, Heinz Meier, Ingrid Caven, Eddie Constantine, Rainer Langhans.
Credits:
Directors of photography, Michael Ballhaus, Ullrich Prinz ; editors, Marie Anne Gerhardt, Ursula Elles ; music by Gottfried Hüngsberg.
Notes:
1.33:1 aspect ratio.
Based on the novel Simulacron-3 by Daniel F. Galouye.
Originally produced by Westdeutscher Rundfunk for release on German television in 1973.
Special features: Fassbinder's "World on a wire": looking ahead to today (a 50 minute documentary by Juliane Lorenz) ; interview with German film scholar Gerd Gemunden ; trailer for the 2010 theatrical release ; booklet featuring an essay by film critic Ed Halter. Downloads: fact sheet ; additional photos Hi-Res ; high resolution front cover ; low resolution front cover.
Contributor:
Fassbinder, Rainer Werner, 1945-1982. , Director
Märthesheimer, Peter, 1937-2004. , Producer
Wesemann, Alexander. , Producer
Müller-Scherz, Fritz. , Screenwriter
Löwitsch, Klaus, 1936-2002. , Actor
Valentin, Barbara. , Actor
Rabben, Mascha. , Actor
Lommel, Ulli. , Actor
Vosgerau, Karl Heinz, 1928- , Actor
Hoven, Adrian. , Actor
Desny, Ivan. , Actor
Carstensen, Margit, 1940- , Actor
Hansen, Joachim, 1931- , Actor
Lenz, Rudolf, 1920-1987. , Actor
Raab, Kurt, 1941-1988. , Actor
Scheydt, Karl. , Actor
Caven, Ingrid. , Actor
Constantine, Eddie, 1917-1993. , Actor
Langhans, Rainer, 1940- , Actor
Ballhaus, Michael, 1935- , Cinematographer
Hüngsberg, Gottfried. , Composer
Galouye, Daniel F. , Author
Westdeutscher Rundfunk. , Producer
Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation. , Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
ISBN:
9781604655469
1604655461
OCLC:
769783417
Publisher Number:
715515092111
CC2117D The Criterion Collection
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