NosferatuWeimar Cinema and German     Expressionism
History•   WW1 – (1914 – 1918)•   Outbreak of Spanish Influenza – 1918•   The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)•   The Golem ...
German Expressionism• Anger a bitterness, death and suffering• Shapes, angels, distortion and shadow• Fairytales, the Grim...
Features of German Expressionism•   The outsider/Insider•   Double/Split personalities•   Lack of continuity•   Anxiety•  ...
Nosferatu and the Great War• Murnau (Director) and Albin Grau  (co-scriptwriter), soldiers of the war• Buried Soldiers• Th...
Nosferatu and the Spanish Influenza•   1917 – 1919•   50 million dead•   3 outbreaks in Germany•   The Rat and the spread ...
Nosferatu and anti-Semitism•   The appearance of Nosferatu•   Threat from the East•   The rat•   Nazi’s
Nosferatu and Film techniques•   Stop motion•   Horrific movement•   Entfesslte Kamera (unchained camera)•   Negative shot...
The Influence of GermanExpressionism on Hollywood            ?
You’re Welcome• Alex Railing• George Vano
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  1. 1. NosferatuWeimar Cinema and German Expressionism
  2. 2. History• WW1 – (1914 – 1918)• Outbreak of Spanish Influenza – 1918• The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)• The Golem (1920)• Freud (1856 – 1939)• Nosferatu (1922)• The Women’s movement (1920’s)
  3. 3. German Expressionism• Anger a bitterness, death and suffering• Shapes, angels, distortion and shadow• Fairytales, the Grimm brothers• Aspires to be an art form – not just entertainment• Comes from expressionist theater, literature and paintings
  4. 4. Features of German Expressionism• The outsider/Insider• Double/Split personalities• Lack of continuity• Anxiety• Insanity
  5. 5. Nosferatu and the Great War• Murnau (Director) and Albin Grau (co-scriptwriter), soldiers of the war• Buried Soldiers• The young being sent to die• The returning soldiers• Uncertainty of the future of Germany
  6. 6. Nosferatu and the Spanish Influenza• 1917 – 1919• 50 million dead• 3 outbreaks in Germany• The Rat and the spread of disease
  7. 7. Nosferatu and anti-Semitism• The appearance of Nosferatu• Threat from the East• The rat• Nazi’s
  8. 8. Nosferatu and Film techniques• Stop motion• Horrific movement• Entfesslte Kamera (unchained camera)• Negative shot• Half Speed• Nature vs. Nurture
  9. 9. The Influence of GermanExpressionism on Hollywood ?
  10. 10. You’re Welcome• Alex Railing• George Vano

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