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Der amerikanische Soldat [videorecording] / Janus Films ; [presented by] Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation ; Produktion, antiteater ; ein Film von Rainer Werner Fassbinder.

Other Title:
English title on container and disc label: American soldier
Publication:
[New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2013]
Series:
Eclipse (Criterion Collection (Firm)). Early Fassbinder. Series 39,
Eclipse from Criterion Collection. Series 39. Early Fassbinder
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (80 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Drama.
Murder for hire -- Drama.
Police -- Germany -- Munich -- Drama.
Police corruption -- Germany -- Munich -- Drama.
Vietnam War (1961-1975)
Murder for hire.
Police
Police corruption.
Veterans
Germany -- Munich
Form/Genre:
Gangster films.
Action and adventure films.
Crime films.
Feature films.
Drama.
Language:
German dialogue with optional English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, region 1.
Summary:
In this virtuoso deconstruction of gangster movie conventions, a Vietnam veteran becomes a hit man for the Munich police.
Participant:
[Karl Scheydt], Elga Sorbas, Jan George, Hark Bohm, Marius Aicher, Margarethe von Trotta, Ulli Lommel, Katrin Schaake, Ingrid Caven, Eva Ingeborg Scholz, Kurt Raab, Irm Hermann, Gustl Datz, [Rainer Werner Fassbinder].
Credits:
Cinematographer, Dietrich Lohmann, Herbert Paetzold ; music, Peer Raben ; editor, Thea Eymèsz ; song "So much tenderness" by Fassbinder/Raben ; sung by Günther Kaufmann ; [art direction by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Kurt Raab].
Notes:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1970 under German title : Amerikanische Soldat
(1.33:1) aspect ratio.
Issued as part of 5-disc set with Katzelmacher, Gods of the plague, Love is colder than death, Beware of the holy whore : Early Fassbinder
Contributor:
Fassbinder, Rainer Werner, 1945-1982, screenwriter, film director, actor, composer (expression), art director., Screenwriter, Director, Actor, Composer, Art director
Scheydt, Karl, actor., Actor
Sorbas, Elga, actor., Actor
George, Jan, actor., Actor
Bohm, Hark, 1939- actor., Actor
Aicher, Marius, 1944- actor., Actor
Trotta, Margarethe von, actor., Actor
Lommel, Ulli, actor., Actor
Schaake, Katrin, actor., Actor
Caven, Ingrid, actor., Actor
Scholz, Eva-Ingeborg, 1928- actor., Actor
Raab, Kurt, 1941-1988, actor, art director., Actor, Art director
Hermann, Irm, actor., Actor
Datz, Gustl, 1904-1984, actor., Actor
Lohmann, Dietrich, 1941-1997, director of photography., Cinematographer
Paetzold, Herbert, director of photography., Cinematographer
Raben, Peer, composer (expression), Composer
Eymèsz, Thea, editor of moving image work., Editor
Kaufmann, Günther, 1947-2012, vocalist., Singer
Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation. , Presenter
Antiteater (Organization) , Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Producer
Janus Films. , Producer
ISBN:
9781604657708
1604657707
9781604657661 (Early Fassbinder 5-disc set)
1604657669 (Early Fassbinder 5-disc set)
OCLC:
855916091
Publisher Number:
ECL176 Criterion Collection (set)
ECL180 Criterion Collection
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