Faust: A German Folk Legend / Faust - Eine deutsche Volkssage / Фауст (1926)
DVD-Rip | German | Subtitle: English, Russian (not built in) | 1:46:09 | 448 x 328 | 25fps | DivX | mp3 - 129 kb/s | 699 MB
Genre: Fantasy | Horror | Tragedy
With this 1926 adaptation of the Faust legend, that master of German expressionism, Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, created a timeless visual masterpiece, a film which vigorously challenges any pre-conceived notions of silent cinema. Murnau’s last film before he moved to Hollywood, the film represents both a transition of cinematic styles for its director and also a culmination of his expressionist art. There is a maturity, freedom of expression and sincerity which is more striking in this film than in any of Murnau’s earlier works – to the extent that watching the film today can be a deeply emotional, even traumatic, experience.