Shadow of the Vampire
- 1 hr 32 min
Shadow of the Vampire starred John Malkovich and Willem Dafoe. It was directed by E Elias Merhige. Shadow of the Vampire was a horror film that was released in 2000. The movie was a film about the making of a another classic horror film, Nosferatu. This was a vampire horror film that was released in 1921, and part of the silent film genre of movies. The interesting thing about Shadow of the Vampire is that it borrowed techniques from silent films including titles to explain some of the action during the course of the film, and included camera action and lenses that were reminiscent of silent film days. The movie is based in part on real events surrounding the filming of Nosferatu, which which was an unauthorized version of Bram Stoker's Dracula.