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The Language of Shadows - Murnau: The Early Years and Nosferatu (2007)

Die Sprache der Schatten - Murnau: Die frühen Jahre und Nosferatu (original title)
A look at the early life and career of German silent filmmaker F.W. Murnau, with special emphasis on the production of Nosferatu (1922), examining its occult influences and revisiting its filming locations.

Director:

Luciano Berriatúa
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Credited cast:
Thomas Lang Thomas Lang ... Narrator (voice)
Eva Diekmann Eva Diekmann ... Self - Niece of F.W. Murnau
David Sandberg David Sandberg ... Self - Leo Spies' grandson
Helene Luckow Helene Luckow ... Self - Robert Herlth's daughter (as Ellen Luckow)
Wolfgang Kistermann Wolfgang Kistermann ... Self - occult expert
Daisy Spies Daisy Spies ... Self - Walter Spies' sister
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brad Brooks Brad Brooks ... Narrator (voice)
David Howard David Howard ... Albin Grau (voice)
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A look at the early life and career of German silent filmmaker F.W. Murnau, with special emphasis on the production of Nosferatu (1922), examining its occult influences and revisiting its filming locations.

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Trivia

The English-language version was included as a special feature on Kino's 2-disc "Ultimate DVD Edition" of F.W. Murnau's Nosferatu (1922) in 2007. See more »

Alternate Versions

An English-language version (with English narration by Brad Brooks and added English subtitles) was released as a DVD extra on Kino International's Nosferatu: The Ultimate DVD Edition in 2007. The English edition was produced by Bret Wood and also features the voice-over work of David Howard, reading the postcards sent from the location shoot. See more »

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Country:

Germany

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

8 October 2007 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Sprache der Schatten - Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau und seine Filme See more »

Company Credits

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Filmoteca See more »
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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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