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Title Händler der vier jahreszeiten [videorecording] = The merchant of four seasons / Janus Films ; Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation presents ; buch u. regie, Rainer Werner Fassbinder ; TangoFilm Produktion ; Nummer Eins.

Publication Info. [Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    MER    Available
Edition DVD special edition.
Description 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium DVD video 4 3/4 in. rda
Description digital optical mono Dolby Digital 1.0 rda
laser optical NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion picture.
Series Criterion collection ; 758
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 758.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen (1.37:1) presentation; monaural.
Language German dialogue; English subtitles.
Cast Hans Hirschmüller, Irm Hermann, Hanna Schygulla, Klaus Löwitsch, Karl Scheydt, Andrea Schober, Gusti Kreissl, Ingrid Caven, Kurt Raab, Heide Simon, Peter Chatel, Elga Sorbas, Lilo Pempeit, Walther Sedlmayer, Salem el Heïdi, Marian Seidowsky, Daniel Schmid, Michael Fengler, Hark Bohm, Harry Bär.
Credits Production designer, Kurt Raab ; film editor, Thea Eymesz ; cinematographer, Dietrich Lohmann.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1971.
Summary This despairing yet mordantly funny film charts the decline of a self-destructive former policeman and war veteran struggling to make ends meet for his family by working as a fruit vendor.
Note Special features: Commentary (audio commentary featuring Wim Wenders); Irm Hermann (interview with the actor); Hans Hirschmüller (interview with the actor); Eric Rentschler (interview with film historian Rentschler). Insert includes an essay by film scholar Thomas Elsaesser.
Subject Adultery -- Drama.
Alcoholism -- Drama.
Families -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Fassbinder, Rainer Werner, 1945-1982, screenwriter, film director.
Hirschmüller, Hans, actor.
Hermann, Irm, actor.
Schygulla, Hanna, 1943- actor.
Löwitsch, Klaus, 1936-2002, actor.
Scheydt, Karl, actor.
Schober, Andrea, 1964- actor.
Kreissl, Gusti, actor.
Caven, Ingrid, actor.
Raab, Kurt, 1941-1988, actor, production designer.
Chatel, Peter, -1986, actor.
Sorbas, Elga, actor.
Pempeit, Lilo, 1922-1993, actor.
Seidowsky, Marian, actor.
Schmid, Daniel, 1941-2006, actor.
Fengler, Michael, actor.
Bohm, Hark, 1939- actor.
Baer, Harry, 1947- actor.
Eymèsz, Thea, film editor.
Lohmann, Dietrich, 1941-1997, director of photography.
Rentschler, Eric, interviewee (expression)
Elsaesser, Thomas, 1943- writer of supplementary textual content.
Janus Films, production company.
Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation, production company.
Tango Film Produktion, production company.
Nummer Eins, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Merchant of four seasons
ISBN 9781604659986
Standard No. 715515146715
Music No. CC2486DDVD The Criterion Collection
CC2486D The Criterion Collection

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