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Nosferatu (1922): eine Symphonie des Grauens

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F. W. Murnau's Nosferatu (1922), the first screen adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula, remains a potent and disturbing horror film. One of the outstanding documents of Weimar culture's dark side, the film's prevailing themes of human destructiveness, insanity, and moral and physical pollution had a stinging topicality for contemporary audiences.

Kevin Jackson's illuminating
Paperback, 128 pages
Published November 8th 2013 by British Film Institute
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Patrick McCoy
Kevin Jackson's BFI: Nosferatu (2013) is an excellent companion to F.M. Munau's seminal horror film. The film is routinely cited as one of the greatest vampire films of all-time and certainly the first. Jackson has dived the book into six sections: 1) Contexts-the background behind the film 2) Production 3) Nosferatu: Acts I and II 4) Nosferatu:Acts III-V 5) Release, Reactions, Reputation 6) Afterlives. So it was interesting to learn that Bram Stoker's ex-wife and his estate wanted all copies of ...more
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This book is part of the BFI film classics series, each book in the series takes a different film and offers a critical analysis of its content and history. In this volume, Kevin Jackson talks about F.W. Murnau’s 1922 vampire classic, Nosferatu: Eine symphonie des grauens.
The film is the first adaptation of Dracula (albeit an unofficial one) and sees young real estate agent Hutter sell a house to the mysterious Count Orlok. Orlok reveals h
Paul James
A definitive guide to the film, excellent!
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