La Chute de la Maison Usher
La Chute de la Maison Usher ★★★½ The Fall of the House of Usher 1928
An expressionistic, abstracted adaptation of the Poe story “The Fall of the House of Usher” about an evil mansion and its ruined denizens. Epstein used slow motion, superimpressions, and weird camera angles to obtain the proper atmosphere. 48m/B VHS, DVD . FR Marguerite Gance, Jean Debucourt, Charles Lamy; D: Jean Epstein; W: Jean Epstein; C: Georges Lucas, Jean Lucas. Natl. Film Reg. '00.