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Gosta Ekman, Emil Jannings, Camilla Horn, Frida Richard View All


F.W. Murnau (Director), Hans Kyser (Screenplay) View All

Release: Oct. 13th, 1926
Runtime: 1 hour, 46 minutes
God and Satan war over earth; to settle things, they wager on the soul of Faust, a learned and prayerful alchemist.
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mark f
The second half of the film which tells how Faust falls a bit short in his purity is entertaining but not as mesmerizing as the earlier scenes.
Holden Pike
After seeing so many die and unable to help them, Faust loses his faith in God and science, and in steps Mephisto (Emil Jannings) with an offer: if Faust signs over his soul, he will be granted the power to save the dying.