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DVD006508

Baal

Schlöndorff, Volker

Criterion Collection, 2018

Title:
Baal
Director:
Schlöndorff, Volker
Production Co:
Bioskop Film; Volksfilm
Description:
BluRay - Zone A.   viewing copy.   1 videodisc of 1.
Feature.   84 minutes.   color.   sound - monaural.  
Country:
Germany
Year:
1970
Publisher:
Criterion Collection, 2018
Language:
German language with English subtitles
Genre:
Drama, Film Adaptation
Notes:
Schlöndorff’s adaptation of Bertolt Brecht’s 1918 play stars Rainer Werner Fassbinder as an anarchist poet who feels rejected by society. 2k digital restoration. Supplemental materials include: 1973 and 2015 interviews with Schlöndorff; conversation between Ethan Hawke and playwright John Marc Sherman about the play and adaptation; interview with Margarethe von Trotta; interview with film historian Eric Rentschler; booklet featuring essay by critic Dennis Lim.