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The element of crime ; Epidemic ; Europa

Author: Lars von TrierNiels VørselGunnar ObelMichael ElphickEsmond KnightAll authors
Publisher: London : Tartan Video : World Cinema Ltd. [distributor], ©2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : English : 4-disc special ed
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Element of crime: Von Trier's visually arresting debut sees a police detective attempting to solve a series of grisly crimes using brutal and unconventional means. Epidemic: Stars the director in the lead and filmed without a conventional camera crew, the story concern itself with a doctor attemping to stop the spread of a plague but only making matters worse. Europa: In post WWII Germany, an idealistic young  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lars von Trier; Niels Vørsel; Gunnar Obel; Michael Elphick; Esmond Knight; Meme Lai; Allan De Waal; Jean-Marc Barr; Barbara Sukowa; Udo Kier; Peter Aalbæk Jensen; Bo Christensen; Per Holst filmproduktion.; Danske filminstitut.; Elementfilm (Firm); Nordic Film/TV Association.; Gérard Mital Productions.; Electric Parc (Firm); Tartan Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 75269130
Language Note: English, Danish, and German; optional subtitles in English, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, German, French, and Dutch.
Notes: DVD release of the three films making up von Trier's Europe trilogy: Element of crime (1984); Epidemic (1987); and Europa (1991), with a fourth disc of extra features entitled: Hypnotic features.
"All discs: Region 2, PAL, DVD 9"--Container. Also on container: [symbol for Region 0].
Special features on disc 1 include a hidden feature entitled: Nocturne (click on von Trier's picture under the Special features menu. Special features on disc 2 include a hidden feature entitled: Befrielsesbilleder (Images of a relief) which is von Trier's 1982 graduation film from the Danish Film School (click on the Alka Seltzer box under the Special features menu).
"Electric Parc has spent two years researching and producing the material for this exclusive boxset in collaboration with Lars von Trier and Zentropa. The set includes new restored 16:9 anamorphic versions of the three films with new modified Dolby Digital 5.1 sound from the original soundtracks and a bonus disc with lots of interviews and documentaries on von Trier and the trilogy. In addition to collecting vintage interviews and documentaries from different European archives, Electric Parc has produced several new documentaries and featurettes including interviews with a number of people directly involved in one or more of the three films"--Accompanying booklet.
Credits: Credits (The element of crime): Director, Lars von Trier ; screenplay, Lars von Trier & Niels Vørsel ; director of photography, Tom Elling ; editor, Tómas Gislason ; music, Bo Holten ; production, Per Holst Filmproduction, in cooperation with The Danish Film Institute.
Credits (Epidemic): Director, Lars von Trier ; screenplay, Lars von Trier & Niels Vørsel ; production, Elementfilm, in cooperation with The Danish Film Institute ; producer, Jacob Eriksen.
Credits (Europa): Producers, Gunnar Obel & Nordisk Film & TV A/S, Gerard Mital Productions, PCC, WMG, the Swedish Film Institute ; director, Lars von Trier ; producers, Peter Aalbæk Jensen, Bo Christensen ; screenplay, Lars von Trier & Niels Vørsel ; directors of photography, Henning Bendsten, Jean-Paul Meurisse, Edward Klosinsky ; composer, Joakim Holbeck ; editor, Herve Schneid.
Cast: Cast (The element of crime): Michael Elphick, Esmond Knight, Meme Lai, Jerold Wells.
Cast (Epidemic): Lars von Trier, Niels Vørsel, Allan De Waal, Ole Ernst, Michael Gelting, Colin Gilder, Svend Ali Hamann, Ib Hansen [and others].
Cast (Europa): Jean-Marc Barr, Barbara Sukowa, Udo Kier, Ernst-Hugo Järegȧrd, Erik Mørk, Eddie Constantine, Max von Sydow (narrator).
Target Audience: UK cert. 15.
Description: 4 videodiscs (100, 102, 107, 278 min.) : sound, color & black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD 9; PAL, anamorphic widescreen.
Contents: [Disc 1]. Element of crime --
[disc 2]. Epidemic --
[disc 3]. Europa --
[disc 4]. Hypnotic features.
Other Titles: Nocturne.
Epidemic.
Befrielsesbilleder.
Images of a relief.
Europa.
Lars von Trier's Europe trilogy
Europe trilogy
Responsibility: Lars von Trier.

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Element of crime: Von Trier's visually arresting debut sees a police detective attempting to solve a series of grisly crimes using brutal and unconventional means. Epidemic: Stars the director in the lead and filmed without a conventional camera crew, the story concern itself with a doctor attemping to stop the spread of a plague but only making matters worse. Europa: In post WWII Germany, an idealistic young American of German descent tries to help rebuild a damaged country. Soon, however, emotions and conflicting political interests force him to make some difficult decisions.

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