Berlin Alexanderplatz

Label   Criterion
Street Date   13.11.2007
TV-Norm   NTSC
Laufzeit   940min
Bildformat   1:1,33 (4:3)
Sprache(n)   German
Tonformat   Mono
Untertitel   English
Special Features  
  • New high definition digital transfer from the 2006 restoration by the Fassbinder Foundation and Bavaria Media, supervised and approved by director of photography Xaver Schwarzenberger.
  • Two new documentaries by Fassbinder Foundation president Juliane Lorenz: one featuring interviews with the cast and crew (on disc six), the other on the restoration
  • Hans-Dieter Hartl's 1980 documentary Notes on the Making of "Berlin Alexanderplatz"
  • Phil Jutzi's 1931, ninety-minute film of Alfred Döblin's novel, from a screenplay co-written by Döblin himself
  • New video interview with Peter Jelavich, author of Berlin Alexanderplatz: Radio, Film, and the Death of Weimar Culture
  • New improved English subtitle translation

  • PLUS: A book featuring an essay by filmmaker Tom Tykwer, reflections from Fassbinder, an interview with Schwarzenberger, and German author Thomas Steinfeld on the novel.
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