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World on a wire / produced by Peter Märthesheimer, Alexander Wesemann ; written by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Fritz Müller-Scherz ; directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder.

Löwitsch, Klaus, 1936-2002 (Author). Fassbinder, Rainer Werner, 1945-1982 (Added Author). Löwitsch, Klaus, 1936-2002 (Added Author). Valentin, Barbara, 1940-2002 (Added Author). Rabben, Mascha. (Added Author). Galouye, Daniel F. Simulacron-3. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD WOR (Text) 31951003698245 Main Floor - DVDs Global Available -

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  • ISBN: 9786314571511
  • ISBN: 6314571510
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (212 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Criterion Collection, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the novel "Simulacron-3" by Daniel F. Galouye.
Features: Fassbinder's "World on a wire : looking ahead to today," a fifty-minute documentary about the making of the film by Juliane Lorenz; new interview with German film scholar Gerd Gemünden; new English subtitles; trailer for the 2010 theatrical release; booklet featuring an essay by film critic Ed Halter.
Participant or Performer Note: Klaus Löwitsch, Barbara Valentin, Mascha Rabben, Karl-Heinz Vosgerau, Wolfgang Schenck.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note: Originally broadcast on television in 1973.
Summary, etc.: A cybernetics engineer uncovers a massive corporate conspiracy when his project leader suddenly dies and he begins to experience severe dizzy spells.
Target Audience Note: TV rating: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVDs, mono.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: For private home use only.
Subject: Virtual reality > Drama.
Corporations > Corrupt practices > Drama.
Conspiracies > Drama.
Galouye, Daniel F. > Television adaptations.
Genre: Science fiction television programs.
Made-for-TV movies.
Television adaptations.
Fiction television programs.

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