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Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, The (Blu-ray)

Product Details

  • Manufacturer Kino Lorber (US)
Out of stock

In 1920, one brilliant movie jolted the postwar masses and catapulted the movement known as German Expressionism into film history. That movie was The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a plunge into the mind of insanity that severs all ties with the rational world. Director Robert Wiene and a visionary team of designers crafted a nightmare realm in which light, shadow and substance are abstracted, a world in which a demented doctor and a carnival sleepwalker perpetrate a series of ghastly murders in a small community. This authoritative edition of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is a 4K restoration scanned from the (mostly) preserved camera negative at the German Federal Film Archive.

Director: Robert Wiene

Cast: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher, Lil Dagover, Hans Heinz von Twardowski, Rudolf Lettinger.


  • German intertitles with optional English Subtitles
  • Score performed by the Studio For Film Music at the University of Music, Freiburg
  • Booklet Essay by Kristin Thompson
  • Caligari: How Horror Came to the Cinema (Documentary, 52 minutes)
  • Additional Music Score by Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky
  • Image Gallery
  • Restoration Demonstration

Technical Details

BBFC Rating: U

System: 1080P High Definition

Region: Region A

Year: 1919

Language: Silent

Subtitles: German intertitles with optional English subtitlesh

Weight 105g

Status: In Stock

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