World on a Wire (1973)

World on a Wire was released on DVD on February 21, 2012
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WORLD ON A WIRE is a gloriously paranoid, boundlessly inventive take on the future from German wunderkind Rainer Werner Fassbinder (The Marriage of Maria Braun). With dashes of Stanley Kubrick, Kurt Vonnegut, and Philip K. Dick, as well as a flavor entirely his own, Fassbinder tells the noir-spiked tale of a reluctant action hero, Fred Stiller (The Odessa File’s Klaus Lowitsch), a cybernetics engineer who uncovers a massive corporate conspiracy. At risk? (Virtual) reality as we know it. Originally made for German television, this recently rediscovered, three-and-a-half-hour labyrinth is a satiric and surreal look at the weird world of tomorrow from one of cinema’s kinkiest geniuses.

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US DVD Release Date February 21, 2012
UK DVD Release Date UK - Not announced
Australia DVD Release Date AU - Not announced

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Complete Movie Details

Run time 212 Minutes
DVD and Blu-ray Release Date February 21, 2012
Actors Klaus Lowitsch, Barbara Valentin, Mascha Rabben
Directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Studio Image Entertainment
MPAA Not-Rated (Not Rated)
Genre(s) Science Fiction
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