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Pandora's box

Author: Frank WedekindFrancis LedererFritz KortnerLouise BrooksG W PabstAll authors
Publisher: Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment, [2006]
Series: Criterion collection, 358.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : German : [2-disc special edView all editions and formats
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Follows the downward spiral of the fiery, brash, yet innocent showgirl Lulu, whose sexual vivacity has a devastating effect on everyone with whom she comes in contact.
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Genre/Form: Melodrama
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Wedekind; Francis Lederer; Fritz Kortner; Louise Brooks; G W Pabst; Image Entertainment (Firm); Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 9781934121047 1934121045
OCLC Number: 658917601
Language Note: German intertitles with accompanying musical scores; optional English subtitles.
Notes: Special features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer of the definitive Munich Film Museum restoration; Four musical scores, each offering its own interpretation of the film; Audio commentary by film scholars Thomas Elsaesser and Mary Ann Doane; "Louise Brooks: looking for Lulu" (1998), a 60-minute documentary by Hugh Munro Neeley; "Lulu in Berlin" (1971), a rare, 48-minute interview with Louise Brooks by vâeritâe documentarian Richard Leacock and Susan Steinberg Woll; New video interviews with Leacock, about Brooks, and Michael Pabst the director's son; Stills gallery; Book featuring Kenneth Tynan's 1979 essay "The girl in the black helmet," an article by Louise Brooks on her relationship with Pabst, and a new essay by critic J. Hoberman.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1929.
Adapted from the plays "Erdgeist" and "Die Bueschse der Pandora" by Frank Wedekind.
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Credits: Director of photography, Gunther Krampf ; art directors, Andrej Andrejew, Gottlieb Hesch.
Performer(s): Louise Brooks, Fritz Kortner, Franz Lederer, Carl Goetz, Krafft-Raschig, Alice Roberts; Daisy d'Ora, Gustav Diessl.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (133 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (95 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., restored high-defintion transfer, dual-layer, DVD-9.
Series Title: Criterion collection, 358.
Other Titles: Bèuchse der Pandora
Responsibility: Nero-Film, AG ; screenplay by Ladislaus Vajda ; director, George Wilhelm Pabst.

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Follows the downward spiral of the fiery, brash, yet innocent showgirl Lulu, whose sexual vivacity has a devastating effect on everyone with whom she comes in contact.

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