Call number: DVD-4061


MURNAU, Friedrich Wilhelm
Nosferatu. Eine Symphonie des Grauens [Nosferatu] [Nosferatu. A Symphony of Horror]

Prana-Film, 1921; released 4 March 1922
Screenplay: Henrik Galeen, based on Dracula by Bram Stoker
Photography: Fritz Arno Wagner
Production design: Albin Grau
Music for this edition: Hans Erdmann (1921), restored by Berndt Heller

Count Orlok 				Max Schreck 
Thomas Hutter    			Gustav von Wangenheim 
Ellen Hutter, his wife			Greta Schröder 
Harding, a ship-owner    		Georg H. Schnell 
Ruth, his sister    			Ruth Landshoff 
Professor Sievers, the town doctor	Gustav Botz 
Knock, a property agent    		Alexander Granach 
Professor Bulwer, a paracelsian    	John Gottowt 
Captain of the Empusa    		Max Nemetz 
First sailor    			Wolfgang Heinz 
Second sailor				Albert Venohr
Guard in asylum   			Heinrich Witte 
Innkeeper   	 			Guido Herzfeld  
Student with Bulwer 			Karl Etlinger 
Hospital doctor    			Hardy von Francois 
Hospital nurse   			Fanny Schreck 
95 minutes
German intertitles with optional English subtitles, silent with added music score, tinted

Blu-ray disc
Region code B
Aspect ratio 1.33:1
Languages Optional English subtitles
Features The officially licenced 2006 restoration by F. W. Murnau-Stiftung and Luciano Berriatúa featuring the original Hans Erdmann score - previously unheard for over 85 years - and the original German intertitles
Two full-length commentary tracks, one by David Kalat (2013) and one by R. Dixon Smith with Brad Stevens (2007)
Die Sprache der Schatten. Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau und seine Filme [The Language of the Shadows: Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau and His Films] Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung, 2007, Director: Luciano Berriatúa, 53 minutes, in German with optional English subtitles
Abel Ferrara interview (2007), 12 minutes, in English
Kevin Jackson interview (2013), 20 minutes, in English
56-page book containing articles by Gilberto Perez, Enno Patalas (former director of the Münchner Stadtmuseum/Filmmuseum, where he was responsible for the restoration of Nosferatu) and Craig Keller; a newly translated archival piece of 1921 on vampires by the film's producer Albin Grau; notes on the film's restoration; and archival imagery.
Source Eureka. Masters of Cinema, 70

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