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Haxan (The Criterion Collection)(Blu-ray)(Region A)

Haxan (The Criterion Collection)(Blu-ray)(Region A)
 
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Häxan Blu-ray
Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages
Criterion | 1922 | 1 Movie, 2 Cuts | 105 min | Not rated | Oct 15, 2019

Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Original aspect ratio: 1.2:1

Audio
Silent
Music in 5.0 surround DTS-HD Master Audio

Subtitles
None

Discs
Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD-50)
UPC 715515235617


Häxan (1922)

A series of dramatic vignettes exploring the scientific hypothesis that the witches of the Middle Ages suffered the same hysteria as turn-of-the-century psychiatric patients.

Director: Benjamin Christensen
Writer: Benjamin Christensen
Starring: Maren Pedersen, Clara Pontoppidan, Elith Pio, Oscar Stribolt, Tora Teje, John Andersen


Special Features and Technical Specs:
- NEW 2K RESTORATION
- Music from the original Danish premiere, arranged by film-music specialist Gillian Anderson and performed by the Czech Film Orchestra in 2001, presented in 5.0 surround DTS-HD Master Audio
- Audio commentary from 2001 featuring film scholar Casper Tybjerg
- Witchcraft Through the Ages (1968), the seventy-six-minute version of Häxan, narrated by author William S. Burroughs, with a soundtrack featuring violinist Jean-Luc Ponty
- Director Benjamin Christensen's introduction to the 1941 rerelease
- Short selection of outtakes
- Bibliothèque Diabolique: a photographic exploration of Christensen's historical sources
- PLUS: An essay by critic Chris Fujiwara, remarks on the score by Anderson, and (Blu-ray only) an essay by scholar Chloé Germaine Buckley

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