Tartuffe (Herr Tartuff) (Silent)
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- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 3 minutes
- Video: Tinted
- Released: November 11, 2003
- Originally Released: 1925
- Label: Kino Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: Newly Remastered from Original 35mm Print.
- Note: Restored by the Bundesarchiv-Filmarchiv of Berlin, L'Immagine Ritrovata, and the Library of Congress
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Additional Release Material:
- Documentary: "The Way to Murnau"
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Rosa Valetti, Werner Krauss, Lil Dagover & Emil Jannings|
|Directed by||F.W. Murnau|
|Screenwriting by||Carl Mayer|
|Composition by||Guiseppe Becce|
|Cinematography by||Karl Freund|
|Produced by||Erich Pommer|
"[T]he film boasts a memorably grotesque performance from Emil Jannings..."
Description by OLDIES.com:
In Tartuffe, he revisits Moliere's fable of religious hypocrisy, in which a faithful wife (Lil Dagover) tries to convince her husband (Werner Krauss) that their morally superior guest, Tartuffe (Emil Jannings), is in fact a lecherous hypocrite with a taste for the grape. To endow the story with contemporary relevance, Murnau frames Moliere's tale with a modern-day plot concerning a housekeeper's stealthy efforts to poison her elderly master and take control of his estate.
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