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Das cabinet des Dr. Caligari : ein filmspiel in 6 Akten / von Carl Mayer und Hans Janowitz ; hergestellt von der DECLA film-gesellschaft Berlin ; regie, Robert Wiene.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 75 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Kino Lorber : 1920.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Robert Wiene.
Participant or Performer Note:
Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feh?er, Lil Dagover, Hans Heinz v. Twardowski, Rudolph Lettinger.
Summary, etc.:
In 1920, one brilliant movie jolted the postwar masses and catapulted the movement known as German Expressionism into film history. That movie was The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a plunge into the mind of insanity that severs all ties with the rational world. Director Robert Wiene and a visionary team of designers crafted a nightmare realm in which light, shadow and substance are abstracted, a world in which a demented doctor and a carnival sleepwalker perpetrate a series of ghastly murders in a small community. This authoritative edition of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is a 4K restoration scanned from the (mostly) preserved camera negative at the German Federal Film Archive.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Sleepwalking > Drama.
Circus performers > Drama.
Murder > Drama.
Hypnotism and crime > Drama.

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