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Nosferatu the Vampyre
Nosferatu the Vampyre

Nosferatu the Vampyre 1979


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Nosferatu the Vampyre 1979 15

107 mins Federal Republic of Germany Director. Werner Herzog

Reconnecting German cinema with its Weimer forebears via Murnau’s iconic Nosferatu, Herzog’s vampire film references its 1922 predecessor but has a distinctive temperament. Dracula, played by the stunning Klaus Kinski, is modelled on the monster of the earlier film, yet his obsession with Isabelle Adjani’s character of Lucy Harker reveals a certain pathos, even as his army of rats wreck plague and delirium on a prosperous small town.

Directed by

Werner Herzog


Klaus Kinski

Isabelle Adjani

Bruno Ganz

Roland Topor




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15 Contains moderate horror and gore




Federal Republic of Germany



Production company

Werner Herzog Filmproduktion

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