- Number of Discs: 7
- Rated: Unrated
- Run Time: 15 hours, 41 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: November 13, 2007
- Originally Released: 1983
- Label: Criterion
- 7-Disc Set
- Special Edition
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 1.0 - German
- Subtitles - English
- Additional Release Material:
- Documentary: Hans Dieter Hartl's The Making of BERLIN ALEXANDERPLATZ
- Interviews: Peter Jelavich - Author; Cast & Crew
- Shorts: Phil Jutzi's Film of Alfred Doblin's novel (1931)
Performers, Cast and Crew:
New York Times - 08/10/1983
"...Huge, magnificent melodrama....It survives, triumphantly."
New York Times - 12/25/1983
Included in The New York Times "10 BEST FILMS OF 1983"
Empire - 11/01/2007
5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] major landmark in modern German cinema....It's compelling stuff, Fassbinder imbuing the action with a psychological depth that renders it almost Dickensian."
Total Film - 12/01/2007
5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] staggering 15-and-a-half-hour masterpiece....As Fassbinder's mesmerising allegory unfolds, Biberkopf becomes a symbol for the rise of the Nazi nightmare...."
Based On A Novel |
Theatrical Release |