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Shadow of the Vampire

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The torturous production of the classic 1922 vampire film [[Feature~V35687~Nosferatu~nosferatu]] is recreated in this stylized account of director [[Performer~P103827~F.W. Murnau~fwmurnau]] and his obsession with creating realistic horror by any means necessary -- even if those means include actual bloodletting. The film begins as Murnau ([[Performer~P44846~John Malkovich~johnmalkovich]]) is ready to take his unauthorized interpretation of the Bram Stoker tale on location in Czechoslovakia. There, the...more

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4.0

71 out of 100 Metascore®

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