Shadow of the Vampire

What if famed German filmmaker F.W. Murnau, for the sake of authenticity, hired an actual vampire to play the lead role in his classic 1922 chiller "Nosferatu"? That's the marvelous concept behind director E. Elias Merhige's moody and darkly funny thriller. John Malkovich plays Murnau, whose obsession with making the world's scariest movie is matched by fanged, taloned and bat-eared star Max Schreck's (Willem Dafoe) lust for the blood of leading lady Catherine McCormack. With Eddie Izzard and Udo Kier.

Year: 2000
Genre: Art House Cinema, Nick's Favourites, Filmmaking, Vampires
Country: USA
Director: E Elias Merhige
Starring: John Malkovich, Willem Dafoe, Catherine McCormack, Eddie Izzard, Udo Kier
Duration: 93 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence, drug use and offensive language
Location in store: Art House Cinema



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