Der Todesking DVD (Jörg Buttgereit) (PAL All Region)
Seven episodes, each taking place on a different day of the week,
on the theme of suicide and violent death.
The Body of a naked man floats in blackness. Slowly stretching out from a foetal position it begins to decompose.
A little girl sits in the sun scribbling in a sketchbook. "Der Todesking" - deathking - she writes.
Der Todesking, Jörg Buttgereit's second full-length feature film, has no central character or characters,
but instead thematic continuity in the act of suicide. Divided into days of the week, it comprises of
a series of set-pieces, each of which featuring the self-destruction of a complete stranger.
Directed by : Jörg Buttgereit
Starring: Hermann Kopp, Heinrich Ebber, Michael Krause, Eva Kurz, Angelika Hoch,
Nicholas Petche, Bela B. and more.
- Import DVD
- PAL All Region
- German With English Subtitles
+ Full Running Audio Commentary by Jörg Buttgereit and Franz Rodenkirchen in german
+ Making of (15 min.)
+ 6 Trailer
+ Interview with Jörg Buttgereit (07/2005) german language
+ Interview with Jörg Buttgereit (Norway 2005) english language
+ Videoclip: “Suche Kontakt" (by the "Cockbirds")
+ Early unreleased Buttgereit Super 8 short: "Ogar - der Häßliche"
+ 16 Page Booklet Š and much, much more!
- Germany 1990
- Approx 75 Minutes
- Format: 1.33:1
- Digital Stereo
- New Transfer from the original 16 mm Inter-Negativ
- Optimal image quality: dual-layer edition (DVD 9)
- Language: German
- Subtitles : English / Spanish / French
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