The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

insane asylum black and white silent film psychotronic unreliable narrator expressionism somnambulist unreliable flashback megalomania madman somnambulism german expressionism

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Release Date: February 27, 1920

Year    :   1920
Slogan    :   «You must become Caligari!»
Genres    :   Drama, Horror, Thriller, Crime
Production Companies    :   Decla Film Gesellschaft Holz & Co.
Director    :   Robert Wiene
Producers    :   Erich Pommer, Rudolf Meinert
Writers    :   Carl Mayer, Carl Mayer, Hans Janowitz, Hans Janowitz
RunTime    :   77 mins.
Budget    :   18000
Revenue    :   8811

Francis, a young man, recalls in his memory the horrible experiences he and his fiancée Jane recently went through. Francis and his friend Alan visit The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, an exhibit where the mysterious doctor shows the somnambulist Cesare, and awakens him for some moments from his death-like sleep.




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