Destiny 1921

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Destiny ★★★ Der Mude Tod 1921

Fritz Lang's silent fantasy is a version of the myth of Orpheus. Death takes a young man on the eve of his wedding, but agrees to return him if his fiancee can save three lives. In terms of style, it's really closer to Dreyer's “Vampyr” than to Lang's own “M.” 99m/B VHS, DVD . GE Lil Dagover, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Bernhard Goetzke, Walther Jansson, Eduard von Winterstein, Paul Biensfieldt; D: Fritz Lang; W: Thea von Harbou; C: Fritz Arno Wagner, Erich Nitzschmann, Hermann Saalfrank.