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Title Welt am Draht [videorecording] / Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation presents ; ein film von Rainer Werner Fassbinder ; buch, Fritz Müller-Scherz und Rainer Werner Rainer Werner Fassbinder ; produktion, Peter Märthesheimer, Alexander Wesemann ; WDR.

Imprint [United States] : The Criterion Collection, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    WOR    Available
Description 2 videodiscs (212 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([14] p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
Series Criterion collection ; 598
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 598.
Note 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.
Credits Director of photography, Michael Ballhaus ; editors, Marie Anne Gerhardt, Ursula Elles ; music by Gottfried Hünsberg.
Cast Klaus Lowitsch, Barbara Valentin, Mascha Rabben, Ulli Lommel.
Summary The noir-spiked tale of a reluctant action hero, a cybernetics engineer who uncovers a massive corporate conspiracy substituting simulations for reality.
System Details DVD, (1.33:1) aspect ratio, PCM Mono.
Language German dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Subject Galouye, Daniel F. -- Television adaptations.
Welt am Draht (Television program)
Corporations -- Corrupt practices -- Drama.
Virtual reality -- Drama.
Genre/Form Science fiction television programs.
Made-for-TV movies.
Television adaptations.
Fiction television programs.
Added Author 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. 1940-2002
Rabben, Mascha. Actor.
Lommel, Ulli. Actor.
Hünsberg, Gottfried. Composer.
Galouye, Daniel F. Simulacron-3.
Westdeutscher Rundfunk.
Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Title on container: World on a wire
ISBN 9781604655469
Standard No. 715515092111
Music No. CC2117DDVD The Criterion Collection

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