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4.3
16 Ratings

Earth Spirit

Erdgeist

Directed by Leopold Jessner
Germany, 1923
Drama, Silent

Synopsis

Asta Nielsen starred in a film adaptation of Wedekind’s tragedy before the now better-known Pabst version with Louise Brooks (Pandora’s Box). Nielsen incarnated the femme fatale but in a manner completely different (if more menacing) than that of Brooks.

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Earth Spirit Directed by Leopold Jessner

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