Welt am Draht World on a wire

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Welt am Draht World on a wire
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Janus Films
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[United States]
The Criterion Collection
2 videodiscs (212 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([16] pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.)
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).
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.
The noir-spiked tale of a reluctant action hero, a cybernetics engineer who uncovers a massive corporate conspiracy substituting simulations for reality.
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
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