Arrow Video Releases The Rainer Werner Fassbinder Collection Volume 3 Blu-ray

Arrow Video are bringing the Rainer Werner Fassbinder Collection Volume 3 to blu-ray this month in the UK.

Fans of filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder will be able to see 7 more films with the the blu-ray boxset containing the following:

  • The American Soldier (1970)
  • The Niklashausen Journey (1970)
  • Gods of the Plague (1970)
  • Rio Das Mortes (1971)
  • Mother Kusters Goes To Heaven (1975)
  • Fear of Fear (1975)
  • Satan’s Brew (1976)

The Rainer Werner Fassbinder Collection Volume 3 Blu-ray

Arrow state on their website these are “High Definition (1080p) Blu-ray presentations of Gods of the Plague, The American Soldier, Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven and Satan’s Brew prepared by the Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation”.

They also have original uncompressed PCM mono 1.0 sound for all films as well as coming with optional English subtitles for all of the films.

Included in the boxset is a 140-page collectors booklet that contains archive articles along with new writing by Jonathan Rosenbaum, Eric Rentschler, David Jenkins, Margaret Deriaz and Earl Jackson.

The Rainer Werner Fassbinder Collection Volume 3 Blu-ray

Disc One: Gods of the Plague & Rio Das Mortes

  • Alter Ego: Harry Baer on Rainer Werner Fassbinder (40 Mins) Interview with the star of Gods of the Plague
  • Taking Off: New Interview with Michael König on Rio Das Mortes
  • Original theatrical trailer for Gods of the Plague

Disc Two: The Niklashausen Journey & The American Soldier

  • Audio Commentary by Critic Olaf Möller on The Niklashausen Journey
  • Audio Commentary by Critic Tony Rayns on The American Soldier
  • Fassbinder Shoots Film No 8: 1971 TV Documentary by Michael Ballhaus/Dieter Buchmann on Rainer Werner Fassbinder filming The American Soldier
  • The Shadow Man: New Interview with Fassbinder’s Collaborator Michael Fengler
  • Freedom or Death! New Interview with Michael König on The Niklashausen Journey

Disc Three: Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven & Fear of Fear

  • Audio Commentary by Critic Olaf Möller on Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven
  • New Interviews with Renate Leiffer (Assistant Director on Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven & Fear of Fear)
  • New Interview with Writer Asta Scheib on Fear of Fear
  • Play It Again, Rainer! Fassbinder’s Musical Obsessions

Disc Four: Satan’s Brew

  • Audio Commentary by Critic Tony Rayns
  • The Culture Industry Needs Something Like Me: Views of Rainer Werner Fassbinder (1976 Documentary)
  • Fassbinder: Love Without Demands – Christian Braad Thomsen’s 2015 Documentary
  • Original Theatrical Trailer

You can pre-order now on Blu-ray from Amazon or HMV for £49.99. (Prices correct as of 10.06.22).

Alternatively you can purchase directly from Arrow’s website for £55.00.

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The Rainer Werner Fassbinder Collection Volume III Blu-ray releases on 13th June 2022 in the UK.


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