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

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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