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The Resource The element of crime, Per Holst Filmproduction. ; screenplay, Lars von Trier & Niels Vørsel ; produced by Per Holst ; directed by Lars von Trier ; produced by Per Holst Filmproduktion A/S in association with the Danish Film Institute, (videorecording)

The element of crime, Per Holst Filmproduction. ; screenplay, Lars von Trier & Niels Vørsel ; produced by Per Holst ; directed by Lars von Trier ; produced by Per Holst Filmproduktion A/S in association with the Danish Film Institute, (videorecording)

Label
The element of crime
Title
The element of crime
Statement of responsibility
Per Holst Filmproduction. ; screenplay, Lars von Trier & Niels Vørsel ; produced by Per Holst ; directed by Lars von Trier ; produced by Per Holst Filmproduktion A/S in association with the Danish Film Institute
Title variation
  • Lars von Trier's The element of crime
  • Forbrydelsens element
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The story of an exiled ex-cop who returns to his old beat to catch a serial killer preying on young girls. Set in Germany, the film is shot in sepia tones with brilliant blue flashes
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
WIA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Screenplay, Lars von Trier & Niels Vørsel ; editor and sound editor, Tómas Gislason ; music composed and conducted by Bo Holten ; translated by Walraut Andersen ; performed by Sonja Kehler ; produced by Per Holst Filmproduktion A/S in association with the Danish Film Institute
Dewey number
791.4372
Language note
Subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.E44
PerformerNote
Michael Elphick, Esmond Knight, Meme Lai, Jerold Wells, Ahmed El Shenawi, Astrid Henning-Jensen, János Herskó, Preben Leerdorff-Rye, Gotha Andersen, Lars von Trier
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1956-
  • 1939-
  • 1946-2002
  • 1906-1987
  • 1961-
  • 1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Trier, Lars von
  • Holst, Per
  • Elphick, Michael
  • Knight, Esmond
  • Lai, Me Me
  • Vørsel, Niels
  • Gislason, Tómas
  • Holten, Bo
  • Björkman, Stig
  • Janus Films
  • Per Holst filmproduktion
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Danske filminstitut
Runtime
104
Series statement
  • Criterion collection
  • Classic collection
Series volume
  • 80
  • 80
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Serial murder investigation
  • Serial murderers
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The element of crime, Per Holst Filmproduction. ; screenplay, Lars von Trier & Niels Vørsel ; produced by Per Holst ; directed by Lars von Trier ; produced by Per Holst Filmproduktion A/S in association with the Danish Film Institute, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.85:1)
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
  • Special features: Widescreen digital transfer, enhanced for 16x9 televisions ; Stig Björkman's 52 minute docutmentary, Tranceformer: a portrait of Lars von Trier (1997) with optional English subtitles ; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (104 min.)
Isbn
9780780023277
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429149423
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
ELE090
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1871308
  • (OCoLC)45446074
  • (OCoLC)ocm45446074
  • 1871308
System details
DVD; NTSC, Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The element of crime, Per Holst Filmproduction. ; screenplay, Lars von Trier & Niels Vørsel ; produced by Per Holst ; directed by Lars von Trier ; produced by Per Holst Filmproduktion A/S in association with the Danish Film Institute, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.85:1)
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
  • Special features: Widescreen digital transfer, enhanced for 16x9 televisions ; Stig Björkman's 52 minute docutmentary, Tranceformer: a portrait of Lars von Trier (1997) with optional English subtitles ; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (104 min.)
Isbn
9780780023277
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429149423
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
ELE090
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1871308
  • (OCoLC)45446074
  • (OCoLC)ocm45446074
  • 1871308
System details
DVD; NTSC, Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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