Silent w/Live original score performed by the ANDREW ALDEN ENSEMBLE
F.W. Murnau’s unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, is widely acknowledged to be a horror masterpiece, while also being revered as one of the scariest Dracula adaptations ever made. The mysterious Count Orlok summons Thomas Hutter, a real estate agent, to his remote Transylvanian castle in the mountains. Upon arriving, Hutter learns that the eerie Orlok seeks to buy a house very near the home he shares with his beloved wife, Ellen . A deal is sealed, but Orlok soon after reveals his vampire nature, and – realizing that Ellen coud be in grave danger – Hutter struggles to escape the castle, as Orlok’s servant, Knock, makes preparations for his master to travel to his new home. Max Schreck, Gustav von Wangenheim, and Greta Schroeder star.
Returning to Proctors due to popular demand, the Andrew Alden Ensemble brings an exciting new score to the iconic classic that creatively compliments the horror of the film, as well as its magnificent storytelling. Mixing the sensibilities of classical chamber music with the distinct edge of rock, on previous visits the Ensemble thrill Proctors audiences with their original scores for Night of the Living Dead, The Lost World and Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages. Not Rated. 95 minutes.
Friday, October 26 at 7pm
$15 Adults, $10 Students w/ID