Description

F. W. Murnau, 1922

PLEASE NOTE: This is an NTSC (USA/JAPAN format) Region 1, DVD release

A cornerstone of the horror film, F. W. Murnau’s NOSFERATU is triumphantly reborn
in this breathtaking new restoration by the F.W. Murnau Foundation. Backed by an
orchestral performance of Hans Erdmann’s 1922 score (recorded in 5.1 stereo surround),
this Kino International edition is derived from a new high-definition transfer of Murnau’s
masterpiece, with an unprecedented visual clarity and historical faithfulness to the original
release version. This double-disc collection presents the film with the original German
intertitles as well as with newly-translated English intertitles. Accompanying the film
is a 52-minute documentary by Luciano Berriatúa which provides a detailed account of the
production and explores the filmmakers”involvement in the occult.

Special Features:

View the film with newly-translated English intertitles
or the original German intertitles (with optional English
subtitles).

Hans Erdmann’s original 1922 score, available
in 5.1 Stereo Surround or 2.0 Stereo

The Language of Shadows: The Early Years
and Nosferatu, a 52-minute documentary

Nosferatu: An Historic Film Meets Digital
Restoration, a 3-minute documentary

Lengthy excerpts from other films by F.W. Murnau:
Journey Into the Night (1920), The Haunted Castle (1921),
Phantom (1922), The Finances of the Grand Duke (1924),
The Last Laugh (1924), Tartuffe (1925), Faust (1926),
and Tabu (1931)

Photo Gallery

Scene Comparison

Film details:

Germany 1922 Colour-tinted
94 minutes 1.33:1

Directed by F. W. Murnau

Screenplay by Henrik Galeen

Art Direction by Albin Grau

From the novel by Rudolf Stratz

Photographed by Fritz Arno Wagner

With Max Schreck, Gustav von Wangenheim,
Alexandra Granach, Greta Schroeder