2010 dvd + cd usa transparency  0373

movie and soundtrack



(DVD + CD) First time on DVD! Deluxe DVD/CD release of the 1984 German cult film featuring William S. Burroughs, Genesis P-Orridge (Throbbing Gristle), F.M. Einheit (Einsturzende Neubauten), Christiane F, the prolific underground film star Bill Rice.

DVD features include a beautiful color-rich transfer of the film with newly translated English subtitles, the original trailer, a slide show of 75 still production photos by Ilse Ruppert, a documentary on the Italian 'Decoder Collective', a 46-minute audio interview with filmmaker Klaus Maeck, rare footage of Derek Jarman filming Burroughs on set, and Berlin riot news footage used in the film with a music loop by Genesis P-Orridge commissioned specially for this DVD release.

The soundtrack CD features Soft Cell, early Einsturzende Neubauten, Matt Johnson (The The), Dave Ball and Genesis P-Orridge, and William Burroughs. A lot of the music on the CD is not in the film and vice versa. NTSC all region, full screen format. 87 minutes.


A Dual layer DVD + CD. Decoder is a legendary German cult film from 1984 based on the writings and themes of William S Burroughs. Burroughs himself actsin a key scene in the film , along with FM Einheit (Einsturzende Neubauten), Christaine F, Genesis P Orridge, and proliic underground film star Bill Rice.Includes: Original trailer, 46 min interview with film maker, footage of Derek Jarman., a documentary on the Decoder Italian collective, Berlin riot footage newly translated English subtitles. The soundtrack features Soft Cell, Matt Johnson (The The), Einsturrzende Neubauten, Dave Ball & Genesis P Orridge,William S Burroughs and Christiane F.(Shellshock)