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Munchhausen

Munchhausen

Director: Josef von Baky
Year: 1943

A Nazi extravaganza made in response to fantasies like The Wizard of Oz. This lavish, adult fairy tale (including topless harem girls) was designed to divert the German public from the reality of the war.

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Faust (Alexander Sokurov)

Faust (Alexander Sokurov)

Director: Aleksandr Sokurov
Year: 2011

From acclaimed director Alexander Sokurov (RUSSIAN ARK, THE SUN), FAUST is an hallucinatory period piece set in the early 19th century and inspired by Goethe's famous play. Comic, cosmic, painterly and stunningly beautiful scenes unfold as the Devil takes Faust on a strange, unforgettable journey.

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Dr. Mabuse, The Gambler (Restored Authorized Edition)

Dr. Mabuse, The Gambler (Restored Authorized Edition)

Director: Fritz Lang
Year: 1922

A truly legendary silent film, Fritz Lang's "Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler" had a major impact on the development of the crime thriller. This authorized edition is also the longest available version.

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Faust (F.W. Murnau, Restored Deluxe Edition)

Faust (F.W. Murnau, Restored Deluxe Edition)

Director: F. W. Murnau
Year: 1926

Newly restored. Inspired by the German legend and by Goethe's classic tale, Murnau's Faust tells the story of an alchemist (played by Gosta Ekman) who, struggling with his faith amidst a devastating plague, is offered the power to cure and the gift of youth ... in exchange for his soul. As the diabolical Mephisto, Emil Jannings (The Last Laugh) delivers a performance of operatic scale and intensity, by turns charming, comical, and horrific.

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Faust (single DVD boxset version)

Faust (single DVD boxset version)

Director: F. W. Murnau
Year: 1926

Gösta Ekman stars as the titular alchemist who, struggling with his faith amidst a devastating plague, is offered the power to cure and the gift of youth...in exchange for his soul.  As the diabolical Mephisto, Emil Jannings (The Last Laugh) delivers a performance of operatic scale and intensity, by turns charming, comical, and horrific.

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