The Carl Theodor Dreyer Collection (Region B)

$54.99
Type: New Blu-Ray

This Blu-ray box set collects several of Dreyer's most revered, award-winning films, some of his lesser-known works, and an extensive selection of extra features

Carl Theodor Dreyer is one of global cinema’s most celebrated and enduringly praised filmmakers. His visually arresting, pared-down style has been a major influence on contemporary directors such as Carlos Reygadas and Lars von Trier. This Blu-ray box set collects 11 titles, including some of his most revered, award-winning films as well as some of his lesser-known works, plus a host of extras.

 

Films:

 

Master of the House (1925)

Good Mothers (1942)

Day of Wrath (1943)

The Fight Against Cancer (1947)

The Village Church (1947)

They Caught the Ferry 1948 | Thorvalsden (1949)

Storstrøm Bridge (1950)

A Castle Within A Castle (1954)

Ordet (1955)

Gertrud (1964)

Extras

Newly remastered High Definition presentations of all Dreyer films

Alternative English and Danish inter-title versions of Master of the House

Master of the House Restoration Demonstration (2010, 4 mins): split-screen comparison

Alternative presentation of Day of Wrath with English opening and closing sequences

Day of Wrath audio commentary with Dreyer expert Casper Tybjerg

The Cross (Tag Gallagher, 2009, 20 mins): video essay on Day of Wrath

Ordet og Lyset (Helga Theilgaard, 2001, 35 mins): interview with the cinematographer Henning Bendtsen

Carl Th. Dreyer und Gertrud (Christiane Habich, Reinhard Wulf, 1994, 29 mins): documentary featurette

Carl Th. Dreyer Interviewed by Julian Jebb (1965, 8 mins): rare BBC archive film of Dreyer

Carl Th. Dreyer - My Métier (Torben Skjødt Jensen, 1995, 93 mins): acclaimed feature-length documentary

My Métier – interview outtakes (1995, 80 mins): in-depth interviews with Dreyer collaborators

Jørgen Roos archive (1949-65, 8 mins): a selection of Dreyer-related archival film material

DR Danish television archive (1965-68, 13 mins): rare Dreyer footage and interviews with collaborators

An Introduction to the Films of Carl Th. Dreyer by Henning Camre (2003, 10 mins, audio only) An Interview with Ove Brusendorff of the Danish Film Museum (date unknown, 16 mins, audio only)

Booklet essays by Casper Tybjerg, Philip Kemp, Ilona Halberstadt, Philip Horne, Tom Milne and Nick Wrigley

 

 

 

 

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