Andrew and Matt discuss the Herzog art house interpretation of both the Stoker tale and the Murnau film.
Jonathan Harker journeys to Transylvania in order to sell a house in bucolic Wismer to a mysterious noblemen. Nightmare after nightmare follows.
Nosferatu the Vampyre came out in 1979 and was directed by Werner Herzog and stars Klaus Kinski. This is a famous pairing, explored by Herzog in My Best Fiend.
We watched the Shout Factory edition of Nosferatu the Vampyre, which, although light on special features, is a great transfer of the film.
Be warned – we are both enjoying a cup of Earl Grey, hot during this episode and there is the occasional tea slurping noise, as well as pug breathing noises throughout. That’s Frankie.