Shadow of the Vampire Movie Review Summary

Actors: John Malkovich, Willem Dafoe, Cary Elwes, Catherine McCormick

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Deals with the obsession of 1920's director F.W. Murnau to make his vampire masterpiece - Nosferatu. Unforunately for cast and crew he has hired an unknown actor, Max Shrek, to play the vampire. And Shrek has his own obsession - an insatiable thirst.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1900-1920's How much story is philosophy rather than plot?    -   6 () Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   German

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   producer/director Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   German


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Germany Forest?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   moving train

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   seeing breasts Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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