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re: Jim Steinman Is The Greatest Ever!

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La_Comtesse 03:43 pm MST 12/28/06
In reply to: re: Jim Steinman Is The Greatest Ever! - rockfenris2005 02:40 pm MST 12/28/06

A GOOD print of Murnau's 'Nosferatu' does not use the Stoker names, you must have seen one of the crappy translations.



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>
> > I haven't seen Herzog's Nosferatu NOR do I think I will
> > ever watch it...The original is just TOO GREAT !
> >
> >
>
> Ahhh see... I felt exactly the same. "Who could ever
> remake Nosferatu?" Luckily I saw the original German
> version, but what annoyed me was that it used names from
> Stoker's novel (i.e. Graf Orlok was Dracula, Hutter was
> Jonathan Harker, Ellen was Mina etc.) but Kinski's
> portrayal as the Count is, to me, absolutely legendary and
> one of the best performances I have probably seen on film.
>
>
> It's not like the original, but it has a great spiritual,
> personal quality to it (I can't really describe it) and is
> more real. It's not "supernatural" in any way
>


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