The legendary Werner Herzog interprets Dracula with frequent collaborator Klaus Kinski as the vampire. Isabelle Adjani and Bruno Ganz costar in the remarkable homage to F. W. Murnau’s 1922 classic Nosferatu. In this version, Dracula is a melancholy man suffering from general malaise, experiencing more existential crises than bloodlust. Kinski creates a brooding, world-weary figure cursed with the loneliness of eternal life who is drawn to the ethereal beauty of Adjani. New 35mm restoration!

“No matter what we have seen about vampires so far, no matter what’s going to come at us in the next half-century, there won’t be another vampire of the caliber of Kinski again. When you see him you know he’s the best, you know you’ll never see anyone like him again.” —Werner Herzog
 


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Director
Werner Herzog
Released
1979
Language
German, English, and Romany with English subtitles
Country
West Germany/France
Running Time
107 minutes
Format
DCP, Color