In 1922, one movie modified cinema and outlined display screen terror. 100 years later, it continues to hang-out and terrify audiences. 2022 brings the centenary of essentially the most influential horror movie of all time. The turning level within the profession of legendary director F.W. Murnau (Dawn, The Final Snigger), the display screen’s first, albeit unauthorised adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula (which itself celebrates its a hundred and twenty fifth Anniversary this yr) options Max Schreck’s unforgettable efficiency because the vampire Depend Orlok, essentially the most chilling portrayal of cadaverous evil in movie historical past. Though a court docket order to destroy the movie was efficiently introduced by Stoker’s widow, some copies escaped, and subsequently gave the twentieth century a few of its defining photos of supernatural terror and dread. A decades-long seek for the perfect surviving materials and a re-recording of the unique rating by Hans Erdmann now permits us to see the movie precisely because it premiered 100 years in the past.
Remade by Werner Herzog in 1979 (and galvanizing movies as numerous as Abel Ferrara’s King of New York and The Habit, and E. Elias Merhige’s Shadow of the Vampire), F. W. Murnau’s surreal 1922 cine-fable stays the unique and landmark entry in the complete world custom of “the horror movie”. A towering masterpiece whose legacy is really incalculable, Nosferatu stays as mesmerising – and haunting – as ever.
In celebration of the centenary, Nosferatu will likely be returning to cinemas within the UK & Eire all through 2022. Screenings will likely be introduced by way of www.nosferatu100.co.uk
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