About

God and Satan war over earth; to settle things, they wager on the soul of Faust, a learned and prayerful alchemist.

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Directed by

F.W. Murnau

Written by

Hans Kyser (Screenplay)
Johann Wolfgang Goethe (Theatre Play)
Christopher Marlowe (Theatre Play)

Runtime

116 minutes

Country

Germany

Language

German

Tagline

The Voice of the Tempter

Cast

Keywords

silent film love romance death cult film youth sale of soul faust plague pact with the devil pest eternal youth

Lists

#562 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?