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Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht

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Werner Herzog's Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht (1979) is sometimes called a minor work, despite the film's towering central performance by Klaus Kinski. But in this book, we see Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht as one of the masterpieces of the New German Cinema, a film that exhibits all of Herzog's melancholy and pessimistic romanticism as well as his spirituality and technical ...more
Paperback, 88 pages
Published May 1st 2004 by British Film Institute
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How does that Mel Brooks song go? "Yes, we have Nosferatu!" -?

Anyways, this is a nice little examination of a movie based on a movie that you can pretty much buy anywhere for $1.99 in any ol' bargain bin - and to think that 80 years ago, this same movie was, like, illegal and finding its way into celluloidial burnpits because Mrs. Bram Stoker was all litigious an' shit.

The shadow of this vampire is twenty times more horrifying than most things on the silver screen these days. A screaming sawbla
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