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Title:The Haunted Castle

Date: 1921
Type: Murder / Mystery
Rating: 2 Stars 2/5
Colour: Black and White / Silent
Director: F W Murnau

A group of German aristocrats arrive at an isolated castle for a shooting party, but one of them is accused of killing his brother, but who is the real murderer? This is an early film from F W Murnau, that is filmed more like a film of a play, and without the creativity of his later work. There is though some depth and passion in some of the characters and a nice twist towards the end. This is not a great film, and mainly of interest today as an example of early German cinema.


Arnold Korff
Lulu Kyser-Korff
Lothar Mehnert