Production info

Satanas
Germany, 1920

Fritz Kortner, Sadiah Gezza, Ernst Hoffmann
Directed by F.W. Murnau

  

Three episodes depicting Satan's intervention during different periods of history. The first episode "The Tirant" features Amenhotep, the Pharoh of Egypt who is in love with Nouri, a young slave who plays the harp. The hermit of Elu attempts to help Nouri by finding the woman who, as a child, Nouri had saved from being unjustl y stoned to death. Finally the hermit transforms into Lucifer, a vast angel of death who goes through the palace crushing beneath his scorn the mediocrity of mortals.


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