German Film Series: Nosferatu
Tue, March 8, 2011 • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM • BUR208
Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens - Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror, F. W. Murnau (1921)
Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (translated as Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror; also known as Nosferatu: A Symphony of Terror or simply Nosferatu) is a German Expressionist horror film, directed by F. W. Murnau, starring Max Schreck as the vampire Count Orlok. The film, shot in 1921 and released in 1922, was an unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula, with names and other details changed because the studio could not obtain the rights to the novel.