Tartuffe

Directed by F. W. Murnau

Year: 1925
Running Time: 70
Color Type: Color and B&W
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Country: Germany
Language: German
Genres: Drama, Silent
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Tartuffe

Cast
Emil Jannings
Lil Dagover
Werner Krauss
André Mattoni

Crew
Directed by F. W. Murnau


The most gifted visual storyteller of the German silent era, F. W. Murnau crafted works of great subtlety and emotional complexity through his absolute command of the cinematic medium. Known for such dazzling films as Nosferatu (1922), The Last Laugh (1924), Faust (1926), and Sunrise (1927), Murnau was also drawn to more intimate dramas exploring the dark corners of the human mind. In Tartuffe (Herr TartŸff), he revisits MoliŽre's fable of religious hypocrisy, in which a faithful wife (Lil Dagover) tries to convince her husband (Werner Krauss) that their morally superior guest, Tartuffe (Emil Jannings), is in fact a lecherous hypocrite with a taste for the grape. To endow the story with contemporary relevance, Murnau frames MoliŽre's tale with a modern-day plot concerning a housekeeper's stealthy efforts to poison her elderly master and take control of his estate.

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