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Carl Theodor Dreyer Collection, The Carl Theodor Dreyer Collection, The

RRP £59.99


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

RRP £59.99


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

£39.99

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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 a number of his most revered, award-winning films, some of his lesser-known works, and an extensive selection of extra features.

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)

 


Special features

  • 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

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 a number of his most revered, award-winning films, some of his lesser-known works, and an extensive selection of extra features.

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)

 


Special features

  • 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

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 5035673012086
Catalogue Number BFIB1208
Product contents 4 discs
Year 1925-1964
Format Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) BFI
Countries Denmark
Aspect ratio 1.33:1 & 1.66:1
Colour B&W
Subtitles English (optional)
Language(s) Danish
Running time 638 mins
Blu-ray region B
Certificate 12

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