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Introduced by Marie Mulvey-Roberts, UWE

In 1921, F.W. Murnau cast unknown actor Max Schreck to portray the undead Count Orlock in his great silent-film Nosferatu. The conceit, brilliantly played out in this sharp and shockingly funny film, is that a creepy Murnau (John Malkovich), knew his lead (Willem Dafoe) was a real vampire when he hired him.

Video Trailer:

Dir. E Elias Merhige USA 2000 91mins

Free for UWE / University of Bristol staff/students with ID – Free tickets are available on the day