Shadow of the Vampire


Shadow Of The Vampire Synopsis

F W Murnau is making Nosferatu on location in Eastern Europe. The director is determined to make this the most authentic movie ever. To this end Murnau has employed a real vampire, Max Schreck. He explains Schreck's weird behavior by saying that he is a fastidious method actor. As payment Schreck has been promised drug addicted beauty Greta - Nosferatu's leading-lady. She is to be his at the end of filming. But it seems that Schreck cannot wait that long to taste the blood of the crew.

Rated for some sexuality, drug content, violence and langauge

Fan Reviews

by John Chard

Did I kill one of your people, Murnau? I can't remember. F.W. Murnau (John Malkovich) is filming Nosferatu (1922), but isn't reclusive star Max Schreck (Willem Dafoe) taking his role of the vampire way too seriously? In some ways it's a curate's egg of a film... Read More

Shadow Of The Vampire Casts

Willem Dafoe

Max Schreck

Ian Mc Shane

Niko Theophilus

Cary Elwes

Fritz Arno Wagner

Udo Kier

Albin Grau

Jonathan Frakes

Marcus Marshall

John Malkovich

F. W. Murnau

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