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Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (1924)

Directed by Fritz Lang

Adventure | Drama | Fantasy

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Overview

Siegfried, son of King Sigmund, hears of the beautiful sister of Gunter, King of Worms, Kriemhild. On his way to Worms, he kills a dragon and finds a treasure, the Hort. He helps Gunther to win Brunhild, by using a mask that makes him invisible. But because Brunhild is cursing Kriemhild, she tells her what really happened. Now Brunhild wants Siegfried’s head.

Length 140 minutes

Actors

Rudolf Rittner | Georg August Koch | Margarete Schön | Grete Berger | Fritz Alberti | Iris Roberts | Hubert Heinrich | Yuri Yurovsky | Bernhard Goetzke | Erwin Biswanger | Hardy von Francois | Frida Richard | Hans Carl Mueller | Georg John | Paul Richter | Hans Adalbert Schlettow | Hanna Ralph | Gertrud Arnold | Rudolf Klein-Rogge | Theodor Loos

Viewing Notes

A stunning film with excellent lighting, set design and costuming. The set pieces are amazing. There is no camera movement at all in this. Every shot is static, which is kind of amazing considering how great it is.

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