Faust ( Faust - Eine deutsche Volkssage ) Quick Movie Reviews

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Indyfreak - wrote on 10/15/2018

Amazing special effects for its time. memorable performance by Emil Jannings as Mephisto the devil himself. Visual symbolism and psychological complexity galore.

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Chris Kavan - wrote on 04/18/2013

Overall, a fascinating silent German film - F. W. Murnau is probably best known for Nosferatu, but I would say this is just as noteworthy - the early opening scene of the devil blocking out the sun and spreading the plague is stunning and the movie has a good flow as it explores the classic good vs. evil dichotomy. A good choice for fans of early cinema.

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