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Der letzte Mann

F.W. Murnau Germany, 1924

Renton47's rating of the film The Last Laugh

Has one individual ever come as close to measuring larger than life? What an embodied and towering figure, the whole thing so entwined with his presence that the camera becomes an extension of his vision (blurry) and psyche (collapsing). And where we learn the power of film perspective - that subject as hero convinces us of strange morality. As noted, dark insinuations about the power of a uniform.