Nosferatu

Plays Friday, October 30 at the Michigan

With Live Organ Accompaniment from Michigan Theater Foundation Head Organist Andrew Rogers!
In this highly influential silent horror film, the mysterious Count Orlok (Max Schreck) summons Thomas Hutter (Gustav von Wangenheim) to his remote Transylvanian castle in the mountains. The eerie Orlok seeks to buy a house near Hutter and his wife, Ellen (Greta Schroeder). After Orlok reveals his vampire nature, Hutter struggles to escape the castle, knowing that Ellen is in grave danger. Meanwhile Orlok’s servant, Knock (Alexander Granach), prepares for his master to arrive at his new home.

1922. 1h 34m. Silent Film. NR.

“It doesn’t scare us, but it haunts us. It shows not that vampires can jump out of shadows, but that evil can grow there, nourished on death.”

Roger Ebert

“A masterpiece of the German silent cinema and easily the most effective version of Dracula on record.”

Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader

“Watching Nosferatu is like standing in the same room as death itself.”

Slant Magazine

Showtimes:

Friday – 10/30
7:00 PM – Main Auditorium

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