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230 Ratings

The Hands of Orlac

Orlacs Hände

Directed by Robert Wiene
Germany, Austria, 1924
Silent, Horror, Thriller


Based on a deliciously dark tale by medical-horror novelist Maurice Renard, Orlac charts the strange descent into madness of a concert pianist (Conrad Veidt) whose hands are amputated after a train crash—and replaced with the hands of an executed murderer.

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The Hands of Orlac Directed by Robert Wiene

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