The paper’s aim is to explore the characteristics of the so-called German expressionist cinema through the analysis of four classics: Der Student von Prag (S. Rye, 1913), Der Golem (P. Wegener, H. Galeen,1914), Homunculus (O. Rippert,1916), Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari (1920). In this research the author illustrates the latest developments in the literature on the subject, following the seminal works of Siegfried Kracauer and Lotte Eisner, pioneers in the study of a national cinema and its historical origins.

The visionary screen: Expressionist German cinema from the Student of Prague (1913) to the Cabinet of Dr Caligari (1920)

margherita bonomo
2021

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The paper’s aim is to explore the characteristics of the so-called German expressionist cinema through the analysis of four classics: Der Student von Prag (S. Rye, 1913), Der Golem (P. Wegener, H. Galeen,1914), Homunculus (O. Rippert,1916), Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari (1920). In this research the author illustrates the latest developments in the literature on the subject, following the seminal works of Siegfried Kracauer and Lotte Eisner, pioneers in the study of a national cinema and its historical origins.
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