1932. Germany/France. Carl Theodor Dreyer. 73 min.
Sunday, December 12, 2010, 2:30 p.m.
Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1
1932. Germany/France. Directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer. Screenplay by Christen Jul, Dreyer, from the short story collection In a Glass Darkly, by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu. With Julian West, Maurice Schutz, Rena Mandel, Sybille Schmitz. Shot in France but sound-recorded in Germany, Dreyer’s vision of the undead is more Caspar David Friedrich than Bram Stoker, delivering multiple chills without easy thrills. Courtesy Deutsche Kinemathek. In German; English subtitles. 73 min.
In the Film exhibition Weimar Cinema, 1919–1933: Daydreams and Nightmares
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