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The element of crime

Author: Lars von TrierPer HolstMichael ElphickEsmond KnightMe Me LaiAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, 2000. ©2000 ©1984
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 80.; Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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The story of an exiled ex-cop who returns to his old beat to catch a serial killer preying on young girls. Set in Germany, the film is shot in sepia tones with brilliant blue flashes.
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Genre/Form: Fiction films
Feature films
Detective and mystery films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lars von Trier; Per Holst; Michael Elphick; Esmond Knight; Me Me Lai; Niels Vørsel; Tómas Gislason; Bo Holten; Stig Björkman; Peter Cowie; Janus Films,; Per Holst filmproduktion,; Criterion Collection (Firm),; Danske filminstitut,
ISBN: 0780023277 9780780023277
OCLC Number: 45446074
Language Note: Subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Notes: Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.85:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1984.
Special features: Widescreen digital transfer, enhanced for 16x9 televisions ; Stig Björkman's 52 minute documentary, Tranceformer: a portrait of Lars von Trier (1997) with optional English subtitles ; theatrical trailer.
Credits: Screenplay, Lars von Trier & Niels Vørsel ; editor and sound editor, Tómas Gislason ; music composed and conducted by Bo Holten ; translated by Walraut Andersen ; performed by Sonja Kehler ; produced by Per Holst Filmproduktion A/S in association with the Danish Film Institute.
Cast: Michael Elphick, Esmond Knight, Meme Lai, Jerold Wells, Ahmed El Shenawi, Astrid Henning-Jensen, János Herskó, Preben Leerdorff-Rye, Gotha Andersen, Lars von Trier.
Description: 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert (3 pages ; 19 cm) 014400
Details: DVD; NTSC, Dolby Digital mono.
Contents: Special features: Tranceformer: a portrait of Lars von Trier (1997) / Stig Björkman's 52 minute documentary --
theatrical trailer.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 80.; Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Other Titles: Tranceformer.
Lars von Trier's The element of crime
Forbrydelsens element
Responsibility: Per Holst Filmproduction. ; screenplay, Lars von Trier & Niels Vørsel ; produced by Per Holst ; directed by Lars von Trier ; produced by Per Holst Filmproduktion A/S in association with the Danish Film Institute.

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The story of an exiled ex-cop who returns to his old beat to catch a serial killer preying on young girls. Set in Germany, the film is shot in sepia tones with brilliant blue flashes.

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