Epidemic

Epidemic

Cast: Lars von Trier, Niels Vørsel, Udo Kier

     
 
This early work from filmmaker Lars von Trier earns a North American video release with this solidly assembled DVD edition. Epidemic has been transferred to disc in letterboxed format at the widescreen aspect ratio of 1.66:1, which has been enhanced for anamorphic play on 16 x 9 monitors. The audio is mastered in Dolby Digital Mono; the dialogue is in Danish

Overview

This early work from filmmaker Lars von Trier earns a North American video release with this solidly assembled DVD edition. Epidemic has been transferred to disc in letterboxed format at the widescreen aspect ratio of 1.66:1, which has been enhanced for anamorphic play on 16 x 9 monitors. The audio is mastered in Dolby Digital Mono; the dialogue is in Danish and English, with optional English subtitles. Bonus materials include a commentary track from director von Trier, a documentary on the Dogme 95 movement von Trier helped to found, a statement and manifesto from the director, and his filmography.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/21/2004
UPC:
0037429178423
Original Release:
1987
Rating:
NR
Source:
Homevision
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:46:00

Special Features

New digital transfer enhanced for 16 x 9 televisions; Audio commentary by Lars von Trier & Niels Vørsel; Documentary Freedogme featuring Lars von Trier & Wim Wenders; Director filmography; Director's statement & second manifesto

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Day One [5:41]
2. Rewriting [2:07]
3. The Red Death [1:01]
4. Library Research [4:41]
5. Doctors and King Rats [8:13]
6. Day Two [3:18]
7. Story Time [3:47]
8. The Wine Expert [6:17]
9. Helicopter Ride [2:28]
10. Day Three: Germany [8:06]
11. Toothpaste [2:15]
12. Udo Tells a Story [6:04]
13. The Priest [6:53]
14. Day Four: The Hospital [3:45]
15. Autopsy [4:37]
16. Bodies in Water [2:35]
17. Day Five: The Girls From Atlantic City [:00]
18. Twelve Pages? [7:57]
19. It's Pathetic at Best [5:56]
20. Mesmerized, Part 1 [3:47]
21. Mesmerized, Part 2 [8:54]
1. Linking Up [5:06]
2. Meet the Directors [5:24]
3. Simplicity in Filmmaking [5:22]
4. Freedom Through Technology [6:04]
5. Dogme, Video, 35mm [10:50]
6. Film Movements [4:42]
7. No More Dogme Films [5:30]
8. 60 Seconds/The Future [9:48]

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