Master Of The House: The Criterion Collection

Criterion   (1925) / Region 1
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Master Of The House: The Criterion Collection

Before he got up close and personal with Joan of Arc, the Danish cinema genius Carl Theodor Dreyer (Vampyr) fashioned this finely detailed, ahead-of-its-time examination of domestic life. In this heartfelt story of a housewife who, with the help of a wily nanny, turns the tables on her tyrannical husband, Dreyer finds lightness and humor; its a deft comedy of revenge that was an enormous box-office success and is considered an early example of feminism on-screen. Constructed with the director's customary meticulousness and stirring sense of justice, Master of the House is a jewel of silent cinema.

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  • Length
  • Rating NR
  • Released:
  • Added Jan 28 2014
  • Production Year 1925
  • Empire SKU 1687608
  • UPC Code 715515117913
  • Studio  Criterion
  • Packaging Keep
  • Number of Discs 1
  • Disc SS-DL

Features

New 2k Digital Restoration, With A Reconstructed Score By Composer Gillian B. Anderson, Performed By Pianist Sara Davis Buechner
New Interview With Carl Theodor Dreyer Historian Casper Tybjerg
New Visual Essay On Dreyer's Innovations By Film Historian David Bordwell
New English Intertitle Translation
PLUS: An Essay By Film Scholar Mark Le Fanu

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    • Video
      Standard 1.33:1 B&W

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