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The Resource Welt am Draht : World on a wire, Janus Films ; 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, (videorecording)

Welt am Draht : World on a wire, Janus Films ; 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, (videorecording)

Label
Welt am Draht : World on a wire
Title
Welt am Draht
Title remainder
World on a wire
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; 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
Title variation
World on a wire
Contributor
Actor
Artistic director
Screenwriter
Author
Composer
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Film editor
Interviewee
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ger
  • eng
  • ger
  • ger
Summary
The noir-spiked tale of a reluctant action hero, a cybernetics engineer who uncovers a massive corporate conspiracy substituting simulations for reality
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Gottfried Hüngsberg ; editors, Marie Anne Gerhardt, Ursula Elles ; directors of photography, Michael Ballhaus, Ullrich Prinz ; costume design, Gabriele Pillon ; production design, Kurt Raab, Horst Giese, Walter Koch
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
German dialogue with optional English subtitles
LC call number
  • PN1997.2
  • PS3557.A42
LC item number
  • .W458 2012
  • S52 1973b
PerformerNote
Klaus Löwitsch, Barbara Valentin, Mascha Rabben, Karl-Heinz Vosgerau, Wolfgang Schenck, Günter Lamprecht, Ulli Lommel, Adrian Hoven, Ivan Desny, Joachim Hansen, Kurt Raab, Margit Carstensen, Ingrid Caven, Gottfried John, Rudolf Lenz, Lieselotte Eder, Heinz Meier, Peter Chatel, Rainer Hauer, Ernst Künsters, Elhedi Ben Salem, Karl Scheydt, Solange Pradel, Bruce Low, Elma Karlowa, Maryse Dellannoy, Werner Schroeter, Magdalena Montezuma, Christine Kaufmann, Rainer Langhans, Corinna Brocher, Dora Karras-Frank, Katrin Schaake, Peter Gauhe, Christiane Maybach, Walter, Sedlmayr, Eddie Constantine
Runtime
212
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
598
Technique
live action
Label
Welt am Draht : World on a wire, Janus Films ; 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel Simulacron-3 by Daniel F. Galouye
  • Booklet features an essay by film critic Ed Halter
  • Originally produced by Westdeutscher Rundfunk for release on German television in 1973
  • Special features: Disc 1: Interview with Gerd Gemünden; Trailer. Disc 2: Fassbinder's "World on a wire": looking ahead to today (a 50 minute documentary by Juliane Lorenz)
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([16] p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn769783417
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (212 min.)
Isbn
9781604655469
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515092111
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC2117D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)769783417
System details
DVD, region 1 ; NTSC; 1.33:1 aspect ratio, PCM Mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Welt am Draht : World on a wire, Janus Films ; 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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel Simulacron-3 by Daniel F. Galouye
  • Booklet features an essay by film critic Ed Halter
  • Originally produced by Westdeutscher Rundfunk for release on German television in 1973
  • Special features: Disc 1: Interview with Gerd Gemünden; Trailer. Disc 2: Fassbinder's "World on a wire": looking ahead to today (a 50 minute documentary by Juliane Lorenz)
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([16] p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn769783417
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (212 min.)
Isbn
9781604655469
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515092111
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC2117D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)769783417
System details
DVD, region 1 ; NTSC; 1.33:1 aspect ratio, PCM Mono
Video recording format
DVD

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