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From literature to film

Published on Nov 18, 2015

Dracula, from literature to film


From literature to film

Bram Stoker, the irish writer who wrote Dracula in 1897, inspired by hungarian friend Vámbéry's dark stories of the Carpathian mountains.

Murnau, german film director, inspired by Bram Stoker novel

Nosferatu silent movie, 1922, masterpiece of Expressionist horror film

Horrer of Dracula, 1958,
with Christopher Lee

Coppola's Dracula,1992,
the best

«remains fascinating and often affecting thanks to all its visual and conceptual energy»
J. Rosenbaum

«Eerie, romantic and operatic, this exquisitely mounted revamp of the undead legend is a supreme artistic achievement...»
Radio Times

«Gary Oldman's towering performance holds centre stage and burns itself into the memory»
Radio Times