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Körkarlen / [videorecording] = Phantom carriage

Contributor(s): Sjöström, Victor, 1879-1960 [film director,, actor.] | Borgström, Hilda, 1871-1953 [actor.] | Svennberg, Tore, 1858-1941 [actor.] | Holm, Astrid, 1893-1961 [actor.] | Selander, Concordia, 1861-1935 [actor.] | Jaenzon, Julius, 1885-1961 [cinematographer.] | Bye, Matti [composer.] | Lagerlöf, Selma, 1858-1940. Körkarlen [author.] | KTL (Musical group) [composer.] | Svensk filmindustri [production company.] | Criterion Collection (Firm) [film distributor,, publisher.]Material type: FilmFilmLanguage: Swedish Original language: Swedish Subtitle language: English Series: Criterion collection ; 579.Publisher: [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2011]Copyright date: ©2011Copyright date: ©1921Edition: Blu-ray special editionDescription: 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, tinted color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (16 unnumbered pages ; illustrated ; 16 cm)ISBN: 9781604654745; 1604654740Other title: English title on container and disc label: Phantom carriageSubject(s): Lagerlöf, Selma, 1858-1940 -- Film adaptations | Lagerlöf, Selma, 1858-1940 | Grim Reaper (Symbolic character) -- Drama | Redemption -- Drama | Sin -- Drama | Death -- Drama | New Year -- Drama | Death | Folklore | Grim Reaper (Symbolic character) | New Year | Redemption | Sin | Sweden -- Folklore -- Drama | SwedenGenre/Form: Silent films -- Sweden. | Fantasy films -- Sweden. | Ghost films -- Sweden. | Feature films -- Sweden. | Motion pictures -- Sweden. | Drama. | Fantasy films. | Feature films. | Fiction films. | Film adaptations. | Ghost films. | Silent films. | Silent films. | Fantasy films. | Ghost films. | Feature films. | Fiction films. | Film adaptations. | Films muets. | Films fantastiques. | Films de fantômes. | Films de fiction. | Adaptations cinématographiques. Production credits: Cinematographer, J. Julius (Julius Jaenzon).Cast: Victor Sjöström, Hilda Borgström, Tore Svennberg, Astrid Holm, Concordia Selander, Lisa Lundholm, Tor Weijden.Summary: The last person to die on New Year's Eve before the clock strikes twelve is doomed to take the reins of Death's chariot and work tirelessly collecting fresh souls for the next year. So says the legend that drives the Phantom Carriage. The story concerns an alcoholic, abusive ne'er-do-well who is shown the error of his ways and the pure-of-heart Salvation Army sister who believes in his redemption.
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Based on the novel Körkarlen by Selma Lagerlöf.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1921.

Includes option of 2 musical scores by Matti Bye and KTL.

Special features: audio commentary by film historian Casper Tybjerg; interview with Ingmar Bergman excerpted from the 1981 documentary Victor Sjöström: a portrait, by Gösta Werner; The Bergman connection, an original visual essay by film historian and Bergman scholar Peter Cowie on the film's influence on Bergman; footage of the construction of Råsunda Studios where The phantom carriage was the inaugural production; 2 musical scores; plus: a booklet featuring an essay by screenwriter and filmmaker Paul Mayersberg.

Blu-ray; region A; 1.37:1 aspect ratio; DTS-HD master audio stereo.

Silent intertitles in Swedish with optional English subtitles; with two musical score choices.

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