emil jannings


Gösta Ekman as Faust

Faust


A movie for every day of the year – a good one. 28 August. Faust, the 1920s German expressionist silent blockbuster directed by FW Murnau, starring Emil Jannings



Emil Jannings as Mephisto in Faust

Faust


The tale of the old man who sells his soul to have his youth back and then uses his new vigour to ruin a beautiful young girl’s life is a European staple, but probably not the sort of thing Tom Hanks’s agent is going to beat down Meg Ryan’s door with