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Title Der amerikanische Soldat / Janus Films ; [presented by] Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation ; Produktion, antiteater ; ein Film von Rainer Werner Fassbinder.

Imprint [New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult FOREIGN DVD  DVD FOREIGN-GER-A    In Transit
Description 1 videodisc (80 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Eclipse from Criterion Collection. Series 39. Early Fassbinder
Eclipse (Criterion Collection (Firm)). Series 39, Early Fassbinder.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, (1.33:1) aspect ratio.
Language German dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Cast [Karl Scheydt], Elga Sorbas, Jan George, Hark Bohm, Marius Aicher, Margarethe von Trotta, Ulli Lommel, Katrin Schaake, Ingrid Caven, Eva Ingeborg Scholz, Kurt Raab, Irm Hermann, Gustl Datz, [Rainer Werner Fassbinder].
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1970 under German title: Amerikanische Soldat.
Credits Cinematographer, Dietrich Lohmann, Herbert Paetzold ; music, Peer Raben ; editor, Thea Eymèsz ; song "So much tenderness" by Fassbinder/Raben ; sung by Günther Kaufmann ; [art direction by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Kurt Raab].
Note Issued as part of 5-disc set with Katzelmacher, Gods of the plague, Love is colder than death, Beware of the holy whore : Early Fassbinder.
Summary In this virtuoso deconstruction of gangster movie conventions, a Vietnam veteran becomes a hit man for the Munich police.
Subject Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Drama.
Murder for hire -- Drama.
Police -- Germany -- Munich -- Drama.
Police corruption -- Germany -- Munich -- Drama.
Murder for hire. (OCoLC)fst01029802
Police. (OCoLC)fst01068398
Police corruption. (OCoLC)fst01068588
Veterans. (OCoLC)fst01165710
Germany -- Munich. (OCoLC)fst01205308
Vietnam War (1961-1975) (OCoLC)fst01431664
Chronological Term 1961-1975
Genre/Form Foreign language films -- German.
Action and adventure films. (OCoLC)fst01710568
Crime films. (OCoLC)fst01710477
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Fiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710264
Gangster films. (OCoLC)fst01710308
Gangster films.
Adventure films.
Feature films.
Gangster films.
Action and adventure films.
Crime films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Added Author Fassbinder, Rainer Werner, 1945-1982, screenwriter, film director, actor, composer (expression), art director.
Scheydt, Karl, actor.
Sorbas, Elga, actor.
George, Jan, actor.
Bohm, Hark, 1939- actor.
Aicher, Marius, 1944- actor.
Trotta, Margarethe von. actor.
Lommel, Ulli, actor.
Schaake, Katrin, actor.
Caven, Ingrid, actor.
Scholz, Eva-Ingeborg, 1928- actor.
Raab, Kurt, 1941-1988, actor, art director.
Hermann, Irm, actor.
Datz, Gustl, 1904-1984, actor.
Lohmann, Dietrich, 1941-1997, director of photography.
Paetzold, Herbert, director of photography.
Raben, Peer, composer (expression)
Eymèsz, Thea, editor of moving image work.
Kaufmann, Günther, 1947-2012, vocalist.
Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation.
Antiteater (Organization)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Janus Films.
Note English title on container and disc label: American soldier
ISBN 9781604657708
9781604657661 (Early Fassbinder 5-disc set)
1604657669 (Early Fassbinder 5-disc set)
Music No. ECL176 Criterion Collection (set)
ECL180 Criterion Collection
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