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What's it called? The cremator [videorecording] / director, Juraj Herz.
Who published it? [New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2020]
Edition info! Criterion collection.
Book Cover
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy
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What's it like? 2 videodiscs (100 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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optical rdarm
video file rdaft
DVD video
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Special stuff to know! DVD
Helpful notes! Title from sell sheet.
Performers! Rudolf Hrusinsky, Vlasta Chramostova, Ilja Prachar, Jana Stehnova.
Special stuff to know! DVD, wide screen (1.66:1).
Helpful notes! Czech dialogue; English subtitles.
Who'd like this? Rating: Not rated.
What's it about? Karl Kopfrkingl works at a stately crematorium in Prague. Obsessed with his duties, he believes he is liberating the souls of the departed. With Nazi forces gathering at the Czech border, Karl descends into a mania that allows him to wholly enact his disturbed beliefs.
Helpful notes! Wide screen (1.66:1).
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1969.
Special edition features: The junk shop, director Juraj Herz's 1950 debut short film; short documentary from 2011; new interview with film programmer Irena Kovarova about the style of the film; documentary from 2017 about composer; interview with actor Rudolf Hrusinsky from 1993; trailer; plus an essay by scholar Jonathan Owen.
Helpful subjects! Cremation -- Drama.
Crematoriums -- Czech Republic -- Drama.
Insanity (Law) -- Czech Republic -- Drama.
It's a special thing! DVD-Video discs.
More people who helped! Herz, Juraj, 1934- film director.
Hrusinsky, Rudolf, 1946- actor.
Chramostova, Vlasta, 1926- actor.
Prachar, Ilja, 1924-2005, actor.
Stehnova, Jana, actor.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Special numbers! 9781681436944
Special numbers! CC3136DDVD The Criterion Collection
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