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Movie Review: Nosferatu, the Vampyre


Written and directed by Werner Herzog.

Herzog’s interpretation of the original German film is eerie, atmospheric, and somehow apocalyptic — as a good vampire narrative should be. Kinski’s vampyre is forbidden to participate in his own apocalypse, here confined to a German village, a household. A woman’s heart.

“Death is not the worst. There are things more horrible than death.” — Count Dracula