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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari 1920

  • Robert Wiene
  • March 19, 1921
  • 78 mins
  • German
  • Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
You must become Caligari.
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is eerie and expressionistic, silent and surreal. It has become not only a classic of German new wave cinema, but a landmark in film history, with creative scenery and an unusual ending.


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Paco Cinema 1: Picture 4/5 and mute. With the restoration looks great. Great expressionist film that I had not seen, backgrounds and scenery are very particular

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Fantastic piece of psychological horror of the beginning of cinema!
The atmosphere of the film is perfect and all of the things together, the shadows, the light, the painted scenarios, many objects distorced with irregular shapes, the make up, the acting, all helped to create a bizarre and creepy world.
It's incredible to see how things like this, with this great originality could be made in that era.

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