[United States] : The Criterion Collection, c2008.
2 videodiscs (74 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (42 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.) + 1 screenplay (vii, 214 p. ; 19 cm.)
Criterion collection ; 437
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 437.
DVD; Dolby Digital mono.
In German, with optional subtitles in English.
Title from container.
Julian West, Henriette Gérard, Jan Hieronimko, Sybille Schmitz, Maurice Schutz, Rena Mandel.
Screenplay, Carl Theodor Dreyer and Christen Jul ; director, Carl Theodor Dreyer ; producer, Charles Theodor Dreyer and Baron Nicolas de Gunzberg ; cinematography, Rudolph Maté ; music, Wolfgang Zeller.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1932.
Based on the story 'Carmilla' from 'In a glass darkly' by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
A young traveler finds a remote castle, and starts seeing mysterious things, only to find that his own nightmares are coming true.
Special features: disc one: the film, The original German version in a new high-definition digital transfer from the 1998 restoration by Martin Koerber and the Cineteca di Bologna, newly credited alternate version with English text, audio commentary featuring film scholar Tony Rayns, new and improved English subtitle translation. Disc two: Carl Th. Dreyer (1966), a documentary by Jørgen Roos chronicling Dreyer's career, visual essay by scholar Casper Tybjerg on Dreyer's influences in creating Vampyr, radio broadcast from 1958 of Dreyer reading an essay about filmmaking. A booklet featuring new essays by Mark Le Fanu and Kim Newman, Koerber on the restoration, and a 1964 interview with producer and star Nicolas de Gunzburg, as well as a book featuring Dreyer and Christen Jul's original screenplay and Sheridan Le Fanu 1872 story "Carmilla," a source for the film.
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