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Unsettling Weimar-era classic directed by Fritz Lang

Unsettling Weimar-era classic directed by Fritz Lang

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Fritz Lang directs this classic German thriller starring Peter Lorre and Otto Wernicke.

The city of Berlin is being terrorised by a notorious child molester (Lorre) and, frustrated by the failure of the police to catch the culprit, the city's criminal underworld organises itself to hunt him down.

A nighmarish vision of mob justice which created the template for the serial-killer thriller, M is an arresting and unsettling cornerstone of Weimar-era cinema.

This special Masters of Cinema dual-format restoration is packed with extras and comes with a 48-page booklet.

Fritz Lang directs this classic German thriller starring Peter Lorre and Otto Wernicke.

The city of Berlin is being terrorised by a notorious child molester (Lorre) and, frustrated by the failure of the police to catch the culprit, the city's criminal underworld organises itself to hunt him down.

A nighmarish vision of mob justice which created the template for the serial-killer thriller, M is an arresting and unsettling cornerstone of Weimar-era cinema.

This special Masters of Cinema dual-format restoration is packed with extras and comes with a 48-page booklet.

Extras

  • Restored high-definition transfer in the correct 1.19:1 aspect ratio (1080p on Blu-ray)
  • Two audio commentaries: one by German film scholars Anton Kaes and Eric Rentschler; the other featuring film restoration expert Martin Koerber, filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich, historian Torsten Kaiser and excerpts from Bogdanovich s 1965 interviews with Lang
  • The original 1932 British release version of M, presented in its entirety, recently rediscovered, featuring different actors, alternate takes, and Peter Lorre's first performance in English, courtesy of the BFI National Archive (1080p on Blu-ray, 93 mins)
  • Zum Beispiel Fritz Lang, a 1968 documentary by Erwin Leiser with Fritz Lang discussing his career in German cinema (480p, 21 minutes)
  • 48-PAGE BOOKLET including writing by Fritz Lang, historian Robert Fischer, details of a missing scene, behind-the-scenes stills, and production drawings
  • The product consists of 3 Discs with 2 DVD discs and 1 Blu-ray disc.

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 5060000700657
Catalogue Number EKA70065
Product contents 2 discs
Year 1931
Director Lang, Fritz
Format DVD, Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) Eureka
Countries Germany
Colour Black & White
Subtitles English
Language(s) German
Running time 110 min
DVD region 2
Blu-ray region B
Certificate PG

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