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Limited edition Blu-ray box set of CARL THEODOR DREYER COLLECTION – issued by BFI

posted 21 May 2015, 12:02 by Julian Whiting

Carl Theodor Dreyer CollectionCARL THEODOR DREYER COLLECTION (12) DENMARK BLU RAY ONLY – £59.99

Contains – ‘Day of Wrath’ (1943), ‘Ordet’ (1955), ‘Gertrud’ (1964) and ‘Master of the House’ (1925).

Alongside award-winning classics Day of Wrath (1943), Ordet (1955) and Gertrud (1964), the silent Master of the House (1925), which is presented here for the first time in both its Danish and English inter-titles versions.

In addition, seven of Dreyer’s short films – made between 1942 and 1955 – are presented in full High Definition for the first time.

Special features include Torben Skjødt Jensen’s fascinating 1995 documentary My Métier and extensive archival and outtake interview footage with those who knew and worked with the legendary director.

Special features

• High Definition presentations
• Alternative English and Danish inter-title versions of Master of the House
• Seven short films by Dreyer (1943 – 1955)
• My Métier (Torben Skjødt Jensen, 1995, 90 mins, Standard Definition)
• My Métier – interview outtakes (Standard Definition)
• Archival footage and interviews (Standard Definition)
• Venice film festival: Won – 1955 – Golden Lion for Ordet Won – 1965 – FIPRESCI prize – Gertrud

In Danish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/scandinavian-films-on-dvd

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