Tuesday, November 14
4pm & 7:30pm
FIAF Florence Gould Hall

Dir. Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1932, Germany, France, 73 min, DCP, Black & White
With Julian West, Maurice Schutz, Rena Mandel, Jan Hieronimko
German intertitles with English subtitles

This surreal cinematic nightmare tells the story of an occult student assaulted by supernatural forces and evil villagers just outside of Paris. Danish filmmaker Carl Theodor Dreyer (The Passion of Joan of Arc, Day of Wrath) lends his legendary talents to the horror genre, with signature disturbing imagery, powerful cinematography, and ominous audio hallucinations—creating an unforgettable mood of dreamlike terror.

As close as you get to a poem on film.” – Guillermo del Toro

Vampyr is perhaps the most effective and most radical Surrealist movie ever made.” – Richard Brody, The New Yorker

Vampyr asks: what is it like to be dead? And answers: indistinguishable from being alive. This film is a unique experience.” – The Guardian