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Faust (1926)

Faust (1926)
Movie Review   Only four years after bringing Dracula to the big screen for the first time ever in the silent classic Nosferatu, F.W. Murnau directed what would be his biggest production and last movie in his native Germany.   Murnau’s love of painting is in evidence in Faust. The film resembles more a series of dream like states rather than a cohesive narrative. Nothing short of a radiant masterpiece of German Expressionism, Murnau skillfully depicts the supernatural in this silent film loosely adapted from Goethe’s classic work and German folklore.     The movie opens...
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