Article: Analysis of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

I came across this interesting piece on The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, titled “Expression and Character in the Movements of Cesare.” If you agree with Nancy Thuleen’s basic thesis, you have to rethink the level of sophistication inherent in this film. To denote character by differing styles of movement is a big leap for 1920, but I see her point.

Posted on May 18, 2011, in Genre, Horror, Readings, Silent Film and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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