World on a wire = Welt am Draht

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Fassbinder, Rainer Werner, 1945-1982, television director,
Muller-Scherz, Fritz, screenwriter.
Marthesheimer, Peter, 1937-2004, television producer.
Wesemann, Alexander, television producer.
Lowitsch, Klaus, 1936-2002, actor.
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Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (212 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Based on the novel Simulacron-3 by Daniel F. Galouye.
General Note
Booklet features an essay by film critic Ed Halter.
General Note
Originally produced by Westdeutscher Rundfunk for release on German television in 1973.
General Note
Special features: Disc 1: Interview with Gerd Gemunden; Trailer. Disc 2: Fassbinder's "World on a wire": looking ahead to today (a 50 minute documentary by Juliane Lorenz).
Creation/Production Credits
Music, Gottfried Hungsberg ; editors, Marie Anne Gerhardt, Ursula Elles ; directors of photography, Michael Ballhaus, Ullrich Prinz ; costume design, Gabriele Pillon ; production design, Kurt Raab, Horst Giese, Walter Koch.
Klaus Lowitsch, Barbara Valentin, Mascha Rabben, Karl-Heinz Vosgerau, Wolfgang Schenck, Gunter Lamprecht, Ulli Lommel, Adrian Hoven, Ivan Desny, Joachim Hansen, Kurt Raab, Margit Carstensen, Ingrid Caven, Gottfried John, Rudolf Lenz, Lieselotte Eder, Heinz Meier, Peter Chatel, Rainer Hauer, Ernst Kunsters, Elhedi Ben Salem, Karl Scheydt, Solange Pradel, Bruce Low, Elma Karlowa, Maryse Dellannoy, Werner Schroeter, Magdalena Montezuma, Christine Kaufmann, Rainer Langhans, Corinna Brocher, Dora Karras-Frank, Katrin Schaake, Peter Gauhe, Christiane Maybach, Walter, Sedlmayr, Eddie Constantine
The noir-spiked tale of a reluctant action hero, a cybernetics engineer who uncovers a massive corporate conspiracy substituting simulations for reality.
System Details
DVD; region 1 ; NTSC; 1.33:1 aspect ratio; PCM mono.
German dialogue with optional English subtitles.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Fassbinder, R. W., Muller-Scherz, F., Marthesheimer, P., Wesemann, A., Lowitsch, K., Valentin, B., Rabben, M., Vosgerau, K. H., Schenck, W., Lamprecht, G., Lommel, U., Hoven, A., Desny, I., Hansen, J., Raab, K., Carstensen, M., Caven, I., John, G., Lenz, R., Chatel, P., Ben Salem, E. H., Scheydt, K., Low, B., Karlowa, E., Schroeter, W., Montezuma, M., Kaufmann, C., Langhans, R., Schaake, K., Sedlmayr, W., Constantine, E., Hungsberg, G., Gerhardt, M. A., Elles, U., Ballhaus, M., Prinz, U., Pillon, G., Giese, H., Koch, W., Galouye, D. F., Halter, E., Gemunden, G., & Lorenz, J. (2012). World on a wire =: Welt am Draht . The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Rainer Werner Fassbinder et al.. 2012. World On a Wire =: Welt Am Draht. The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Rainer Werner Fassbinder et al.. World On a Wire =: Welt Am Draht The Criterion Collection, 2012.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Fassbinder, Rainer Werner, et al. World On a Wire =: Welt Am Draht The Criterion Collection, 2012.

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