Nosferatu (DVD)

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Nosferatu (DVD)

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F.W. Murnau's silent classic is the original, and some say scariest, DRACULA adaptation, taking Bram Stoker's novel and turning it into a haunting, sh...

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ProA great version of an iconic film

ConsInevitably, it's dated

A review of the BFI DVD, currently very cheap on amazon at £5. Year: 1922 Director: FW Murnau Stars: Max Schreck More information at: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0013442/ IMDB User Rating: 8.1 Nosferatu is, famously, the first vampire film ever made (it isn’t, of course, but it’s the earliest one...

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“Nosferatu”

published 28/05/2008

ProCreepy silence

ConsNone, unless you dislike silent movies

Nosferatu was and still is one of the creepiest horrors of all time. The silence throughout the film adds to the atmosphere in a very unsettling way. Nosferatu was originally meant to be based on Bram Stokers Dracula but was denied the rights making the director change the title and vampires name...

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F.W. Murnau's silent classic is the original, and some say scariest, DRACULA adaptation, taking Bram Stoker's novel and turning it into a haunting, shadowy dream of German Expressionist horror and dread. Count Orlok, the rodentlike vampire frighteningly portrayed by Max Schreck, is perhaps the most animalistic screen portrayal of a vampire ever filmed. The design was copied by Werner Herzog in his 1979 remake and by Tobe Hooper for his telefilm of Stephen King's SALEM'S LOT that same year. Names had to be changed from the novel when Stoker's wife charged his novel was being filmed without proper permission. Charged with now-legendary cinematic imagery, NOSFERATU is a landmark of the horror genre that should not be missed.

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