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Labyrinth of Horror

Labyrinth des Grauens

Directed by Michael Curtiz
Austria, 1921
Silent, Drama


Exciting melodrama focusing on Lucy Doraine who was Mrs. Michael Curtiz then. Train bursting into flames, corruption, prostitution, crimes: this is baroque cinema at its peak.

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Labyrinth of Horror Directed by Michael Curtiz

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  • francisca bacon's rating of the film Labyrinth of Horror

    One thing to like silents for is their fertile ellipsis. They didn’t say everything, but suggested a lot. Compared to today's films, they are an art of synthesis and replacement. They offered pain a voice before sound was invented. They mustered the polychromatic stained glass of delirium before colour was introduced. They proved a smile is sharper than a slit in Lucio Fontana and waiting’s thrills are hot/cold like

  • globule galbene's rating of the film Labyrinth of Horror

    Filmele mute sunt melodrame în proporţie covârşitoare. Ea e săracă, el e bogat, ea are inima sfărâmată şi îl distruge şi pe el, etc., dar simţi că sunt mai sincere decât ce au devenit aceste sceheme narative în filmele de duzină ulterioare. Poate pentru că au îndrăznit primele să vorbească despre nedreptate şi proasta sincronizare a sorţii, în loc să gloseze la infinit despre viaţa regilor şi a sfinţilor. Nu au

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