The Golem (1920) – Review, Rating and Synopsis

The Golem (1920) - Rating, Synopsis, Review

The Golem

Paul Wegener, Carl Boese directed the film, The Golem in 1920 as an English language Silent Horror movie. The movie is produced by Paul Davidson under PAGU production company. When we consider the Casting of this movie, the lead roles are played by Paul Wegener, Albert Steinrück, while the supporting cast includes Lyda Salmonova, Ernst Deutsch. Coming to the Important Crew: Paul Wegener has provided the screenplay.

  • Release Date:  1920
  • Genre:  Classic & Mythological
  • Cast and Crew: Paul Wegener, Albert Steinrück, Lyda Salmonova, Ernst Deutsch, Ernst Deutsch, Hans Sturm, Otto Gebühr, Max Kronert, Dore Paetzold, Dore Paetzold, Greta Schröder, Loni Nest
  • Director:  Carl Boese, Paul Wegener
  • Screenwriter:  Henrik Galeen, Paul Wegener

The Golem (1920)Rating:

  • Raoul = 7 / 10;
  • IMDb = 7.2 / 10;
  • Rotten Tomatoes = 10 / 10

The Golem (1920) Synopsis:

In order to save the Jew population from exodus, an old magician summons a golem to help convince the king otherwise. Building a statue named The Golem was the main storyline of the movie and the obstacles that the people face while building it was the main aspect of the film.

The Golem (1920) Review:

If The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari if often considered as the first full-length horror movie ever made, The Golem is often listed as second. Like all movies from this period of time, The Golem is silent and the story is told via on-screen written sentences that alternate with the video. The all thing is then played alongside orchestral classical music. Like Nosferatu, these movies are slow paced and typically focus on the atmosphere, so you must be in the mood for something of the kind in order to enjoy it. This film was released in Germany and the music for this movie was composed by Black Francis, Hans Landsberger, Karl-Ernst Sasse, Aljoscha Zimmermann.

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