of the Vampire is a movie with some big name stars..John Malkovich (Con Air)
as the director F.W. Murnau, Cary Elwes (Robin Hood – Men in Tights) as
Cameraman Wagner and Willem Dafoe (Spiderman) as Shrek the Nosferatu.
of the Vampire is based on the tale of the making of the movie Nosferatu in
the 1920s, alleging that a deal was made by Murnau with a real “live” Vampire
to star in this movie. It tells of the deal made and the progression towards
the ultimate end.
tale is of the passion of the director to make his ultimate film at all
costs…and the difficulties in having an actual vampire as a star.
found this film both strange and refreshing which, considering the content was
completely unexpected. The sense of old time atmosphere this movie gives
leaves you with wonder and suspense with its climatic finish.
picture quality lends itself to the feeling of the old time movies, and the
sound quality is good.
are interesting and informative with interviews giving an insight into the
making of this movie. Homage to Nosferatu is fascinating.
Shadow of the
- Commentary by Director E. Elias Merhige
Production: Featurette, notes and montage
Cast and Crew Biographies with video interviews
- Homage to Nosferatu
- Scene Access