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"The Hands of Orlac" is a German silent horror film. It's based on Maurice Renard's story, "Les Mains d'Orlac." The title character is a concert pianist who suffers a horrible accident and loses his hands. His doctor transplants new hands onto him. Unfortunately, there's a problem: The new hands come from a man who'd been executed for murder. Orlac discovers he can't play piano with the new hands, and he's afraid he also got their former owner's violent tendencies. The doctor tries to convince him that's not the case, but is he right?

The Hands of Orlac is an Crime, Drama, Horror movie that was released in 1924 and has a run time of 1 hr 30 min. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.0.

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Not Rated
| 1924 | 1 hr 30 min | 7.0/10
Cast
Conrad Veidt, Alexandra Sorina, Fritz Strassny, Paul Askonas
Director
Robert Wiene
Produced By
Pan-Film
Language
English
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Also directed by Robert Wiene

Also starring Conrad Veidt