(aka "The Centre of the World" )


directed by Edgar Reitz
Germany 1984


Paul arrives at Ellis Island in New York, while back in Schabbach the pine marten is finally caught in the trap and the dead woman's bloodied clothes are found in the wood. The arrival of an aristocratic French horsewoman also causes a momentary stir, but the villagers are too bound up in their daily round to remain curious about her for long...

Theatrical Release: September 16th, 1984 West Germany

DVD Review:  - Region 2 - PAL

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Region 2 - PAL

Runtime 89'39

Original Aspect Ratio
Average Bitrate: 5.89 mb/s
PAL 720x576 25.00 f/s

NOTE: The Vertical axis represents the bits transferred per second. The Horizontal is the time in minutes.


Audio Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono, German
Subtitles English (removable), none
Features Release Information:
Studio: Tartan Video

Aspect Ratio:
Fullscreen - 1.33:1

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DVD Release Date: November 22, 2004
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