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Jørgen Leth Collection 12-18 - 3-DVD Box Set ( 66 Scener fra Amerika / Nye scener fra Amerika / Notater fra Kina / Det legende menneske / Aarhus / Haiti. Uden titel / Drømmere ) ( [ NON-USA FORMAT, PAL, Reg.0 Import - Denmark ]

Dennis Hopper , Jørgen Leth , Jørgen Leth  |  Unrated |  DVD


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Denmark released, PAL/Region 0 DVD: it WILL NOT play on standard US DVD player. You need multi-region PAL/NTSC DVD player to view it in USA/Canada: LANGUAGES: Danish ( Mono ), English ( Subtitles ), SPECIAL FEATURES: 3-DVD Set, Box Set, Interactive Menu, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: For five decades, Jørgen Leth has been one of the most distinctive artists in Danish cinema. This third box set in the series contains Leth's travel films. 'Images have a primary quality for me - ahead of the story,' Leth once said. 'I like it when the observed subject can be perceived breathing through the image.' In his travel films, the director is again an anthropologist observing the world with detached intensity and refraining from analysis. This role of ostensibly unknowing, curious spectator is characteristic of Leth. 66 Scenes from America, the earliest film in the box set, shows snapshots of archetypical American locations - motels, diners, highways, a lone cactus - iconographic images of a mythological country presented in bright postcard colours, sanitized, like the myth of America. In the latest film, Leth travels back to Aarhus, the city of his childhood, whose familiar locales are likewise captured in the director's trademark tableau style. In between, we find his Haitian films. For years, Leth has lived in Haiti, a country that enthrals him and gives him the 'feeling of personally delving beneath the surface, into chaos.' Chaos is reflected in the raw, documentary style of these films, a far cry from his American postcards or Chinese notebook, confronting unknown territory with fresh eyes and no agenda. In a similar vein, his film about Homo ludens, 'playing man,' documents people at play around the globe, including ...Jørgen Leth Collection 12-18 - 3-DVD Box Set ( 66 Scener fra Amerika / Nye scener fra Amerika / Notater fra Kina / Det legende menneske / Aarhus / Haiti. Uden titel / Drømmere ) (

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