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The Carl Theodor Dreyer Collection (Blu-ray)


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

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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
Additional Information
More Information
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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