Shadow of the Vampire (2000)

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Released 25-Jul-2001
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Rapturously received at its world premiere in Directors' Fortnight at Cannes 2000, 'Shadow of the Vampire' is a witty, atmospheric and deliciously feverish tale inspired by the great German film director F.W.Murnau and the making of his unforgettable 'Nosferatu'.

Produced by Nicolas Cage, 'Shadow of the Vampire' deservedly received two Oscar nominations.

The film dares to suggest that Murnau made a Faustian pact with an actual vampire to play the title role in exchange for the neck of the leading lady. Anchored by an astounding performance by Willem Dafoe, the film's distinct, offbeat sensibility and its ability to steer a course between its slightly tongue in cheek premise and some genuinely disturbing moments make this one of the most talked about films of the year.

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Starring
John Malkovich
Willem Dafoe
Cary Elwes
John Aden Gillet
Eddie Izzard
Udo Kier
Catherine McCormack
Ronan Vibert
Directed by
E. Elias Merhige
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Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding RSDL
(48:08)
Horror 2000 88:01 (Case: 91) 576i (PAL) 1 2 3 4 5 6
Video
Widescreen 1.78:1 (Orig: 2.35:1), 16x9 Enhanced
Audio
English Dolby Digital 5.1 (448Kb/s), English Audio Commentary Dolby Digital 2.0 (224Kb/s)
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Extras
Menu Animation & Audio, Scene Selection Anim & Audio, Audio Commentary-E. Elias Merhige (Director), Production Notes, Featurette, Featurette-Schreck Make Up Application, Featurette-On Set, Featurette-Photo Montage, Biographies-Cast & Crew, Interviews-Cast & Crew, Theatrical Trailer, Biographies-Character, Trailer-Blood-The Last Vampire; Amores Perros; Ring 2; Mullet, Trailer-The Monkey's Mask, Innocence
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