1921-1930DramaF.W. MurnauGermanySilentWeimar Republic cinema

F.W. Murnau – Der Gang in die Nacht AKA Walking into the Night [+extra] (1921)

Dr Eigil Borne is engaged to Hélène, a girl who is madly in love with him. At Hélène’s birthday celebration, Eigil invites her to a cabaret, where he meets his other love, Lily, a passionate, fiery and funny dancer.

Filmmuseum wrote:
The beautiful restoration from the original camera negative of the earliest surviving film by F. W. Murnau gives an accurate representation of Murnau’s innovative, highly expressive lighting techniques. The plotan eminent physician comes under the spell of an unscrupulous dancer finds echoes in Murnau’s later masterpiece Sunrise. Conrad Veidt appears in a supporting role as a sinister painter, whose entrance eerily presages Nosferatu. “The new restoration allows you to see everything in the frame, with a marvelous translucence and density of detail. Forget High Frame Rate: This is hypnotic, immersive cinema.” (David Bordwell)

Extra – Musik für Murnau:

0.99GB | 1h 20m | 768×576 | mkv


Language:German intertitles
Subtitles:English, French


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