Faust (1926) Movie

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  • In Theaters: Dec 06, 1926
  • DVD: Jun 05, 2001
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Faust Cast Starring Emil Jannings, Hertha von Walther, Gösta Ekman, Camilla Horn, Frida Richard

Faust Directed by F.W. Murnau

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Synopsis: God and Satan war over earth; to settle things, they wager on the soul of Faust, a learned and prayerful alchemist. During a plague, Faust despairs and burns his books after failing to stop death; Satan sends Mephisto to tempt Faust, first with insight into treating the plague and then with a day"s return to youth. Mephisto is clever, timing the end of this 24 hours as Faust embraces the beautiful Duchess of Parma. Faust trades his soul for youth. Some time later, he"s bored, and demands on Easter Sunday that Mephisto take him home. Faust promptly sees and falls in love with the beautiful Gretchen, whose liaison with him brings her dishonor. Is there redemption? Who wins the wager?

Tagline: The Voice of the Tempter

Faust Cast: Emil Jannings, Hertha von Walther, Gösta Ekman, Camilla Horn, Frida Richard, William Dieterle, Yvette Guilbert, Eric Barclay, Hanna Ralph, Werner Fuetterer, Hans Brausewetter, Lothar Müthel, Hans Rameau, Emmy Wyda
Faust Directors: F.W. Murnau
Faust Genres: Horror, Drama, Fantasy
Runtime: 85 / 1h 25min
MPAA Rating: R
Writers: Gerhart Hauptmann, Hans Kyser, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Producers: Erich Pommer
Musicians: Wolfgang Dauner, Werner R. Heymann, Erno Rapee, Daniel Schnyder, Bernd Schultheis, Rolf Unkel, Art Zoyd, William Axt
Cinematographers: Carl Hoffmann
Editors: Elfriede B?ttrich

Production: MGM
Language: German
Country: Germany
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