Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror (Devil's Advocates) by Cristina Massaccesi

By Cristina Massaccesi

Nosferatu – A Symphony of Horror, directed through German director Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau in 1922, isn't just considered as the most exciting and disquieting motion pictures to were produced through the years of Weimar cinema yet is usually a key step in developing the vampire as a cinematic determine and in shaping its reference to our unconscious fears and wishes. In her research of this highly influential movie, Cristina Massaccesi unravels the endless fascination exercised by means of the movie over generations of audience and filmmakers when even as delivering the reader with a transparent consultant in regards to the film’s contexts, cinematography, and attainable interpretations, masking the political and social context of the Weimar Republic and its movie undefined, the German Expressionist move, the film’s construction, reception and hard preliminary unlock. The e-book additionally comprises the result of a long interview among the writer and E. Elias Merhige, director of the Nosferatu homage, Shadow of the Vampire (2000).

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