Berlin Alexanderplatz [7 Discs] [Criterion Collection] [DVD]
- SKU: 9021961
- Release Date: 11/13/2007
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- New high-definition digital transfer form the 2006 restoration by the Fassbinder Foundation and Bavaria Media, supervised and approved by director of photography Xaver Schwarzenberger
- Two new documentaries by Fassbinder Foundation president Juliane Lorenz: one featuring interviews with the cast and crew (on disc six), the other on the restoration
- Hans-Dieter Hartl's 1980 documetnary Notes on the Making of "Berlin Alexanderplatz"
- Phil Jutzi's 1931, ninety-minute film of Alfred Döblin himself
- New video interview with Peter Jelavich, author of Berlin Alexanderplatz: Radio, Film, and the Death of Weimar Culture
- New and improved English subtitle translation
- Plus: a book featuring an essay by filmmaker Tom Tykwer, reflections from Fassbinder, and interview with Schwarzenberger, and German author Thomas Steinfeld on the novel
Cast & Crew
- Günter Lamprecht - Franz Biberkopf
- Elisabeth Trissenaar - Lina
- Karin Raal - Minna
- Franz Buchrieser - Meck
- Brigitte Mara - Frau Best