Rainer Werner Fassbinder Collection Volume 1 (Blu-ray Limited Edition) (Arrow Video) [UK]

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Release date: October 11, 2021
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LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS

  • High definition digital transfers of all films prepared by the Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation
  • High Definition (1080p) Blu-ray presentations of all films
  • Original uncompressed PCM mono 1.0 sound for all films
  • Optional English subtitles for all films
  • Exclusive 140-page collectors booklet containing archive articles and interviews and new writing by Tony Rayns, David Jenkins, Nicole Brenez, Phuong Le, Carmen Gray and Sean Hogan
DISC ONE – THE EARLY WORKS: LOVE IS COLDER THAN DEATH and KATZELMACHER

  • Two early short films by Rainer Werner Fassbinder from 1966, The Little Chaos and The City Tramp
  • Interview with actor Ulli Lommel on Love is Colder Than Death
  • End of the Commune?, Joachim von Mengershausen’s 1970 documentary portrait of Fassbinder and his troupe including rare footage of his actors rehearsing and Love is Colder Than Death’s premiere at the 1969 Berlin Film Festival
  • Original theatrical trailer for Katzelmacher
DISC TWO – THE MERCHANT OF FOUR SEASONS and BEWARE OF A HOLY *****

  • Audio commentary on The Merchant of Four Seasons by critics Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and Christian McCrea
  • Audio commentary on Beware of a Holy ***** by Adrian Martin
  • Interview with actor Lou Castel on Beware of a Holy *****
  • Beware of a Holy ***** theatrical trailer
DISC THREE – THE BITTER TEARS OF PETRA VON KANT

  • Commentary by filmmaker and lecturer Diane Charleson
  • Life Stories: A Conversation with R.W. Fassbinder, a 50-minute interview with the director conducted for German television in 1978
  • Role-Play: Women on Fassbinder, a 1992 documentary containing interviews with four of the director’s leading ladies, Margit Carstensen, Irm Hermann, Hanna Schygulla and Rosel Zech
DISC FOUR – TENDERNESS OF THE WOLVES

  • Audio commentary by director Ulli Lommel, moderated by Uwe Huber
  • Introduction by Ulli Lommel
  • The Tender Wolf, a newly-filmed interview with Lommel
  • Photographing Fritz, a newly-filmed interview with director of photography Jürgen Jürges
  • Haarmann’s Victim Talks, a newly-filmed interview with actor Rainer Will
  • An appreciation by Stephen Thrower, author of Nightmare USA and Murderous Passions: The Delirious Cinema of Jesús Franco
  • Stills gallery
  • Theatrical trailer
 
Aug 13, 2021
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LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS

  • High definition digital transfers of all films prepared by the Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation
  • High Definition (1080p) Blu-ray presentations of all films
  • Original uncompressed PCM mono 1.0 sound for all films
  • Optional English subtitles for all films
  • Exclusive 140-page collectors booklet containing archive articles and interviews and new writing by Tony Rayns, David Jenkins, Nicole Brenez, Phuong Le, Carmen Gray and Sean Hogan
DISC ONE – THE EARLY WORKS: LOVE IS COLDER THAN DEATH and KATZELMACHER

  • Two early short films by Rainer Werner Fassbinder from 1966, The Little Chaos and The City Tramp
  • Interview with actor Ulli Lommel on Love is Colder Than Death
  • End of the Commune?, Joachim von Mengershausen’s 1970 documentary portrait of Fassbinder and his troupe including rare footage of his actors rehearsing and Love is Colder Than Death’s premiere at the 1969 Berlin Film Festival
  • Original theatrical trailer for Katzelmacher
DISC TWO – THE MERCHANT OF FOUR SEASONS and BEWARE OF A HOLY *****

  • Audio commentary on The Merchant of Four Seasons by critics Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and Christian McCrea
  • Audio commentary on Beware of a Holy ***** by Adrian Martin
  • Interview with actor Lou Castel on Beware of a Holy *****
  • Beware of a Holy ***** theatrical trailer
DISC THREE – THE BITTER TEARS OF PETRA VON KANT

  • Commentary by filmmaker and lecturer Diane Charleson
  • Life Stories: A Conversation with R.W. Fassbinder, a 50-minute interview with the director conducted for German television in 1978
  • Role-Play: Women on Fassbinder, a 1992 documentary containing interviews with four of the director’s leading ladies, Margit Carstensen, Irm Hermann, Hanna Schygulla and Rosel Zech
DISC FOUR – TENDERNESS OF THE WOLVES

  • Audio commentary by director Ulli Lommel, moderated by Uwe Huber
  • Introduction by Ulli Lommel
  • The Tender Wolf, a newly-filmed interview with Lommel
  • Photographing Fritz, a newly-filmed interview with director of photography Jürgen Jürges
  • Haarmann’s Victim Talks, a newly-filmed interview with actor Rainer Will
  • An appreciation by Stephen Thrower, author of Nightmare USA and Murderous Passions: The Delirious Cinema of Jesús Franco
  • Stills gallery
  • Theatrical trailer
Any word on Volume 2?