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01.22.2014 | | Posted at 09:49 AM
By David Luhrssen
  Sunrise is a film that aspires to poetry, not prose. While German director F.W. Murnau (Nosferatu) made the movie in Hollywood with an American cast, Sunrise owes more to European filmmaking of the silent era. However, it's not, strictly speaking, a silent film: no one speaks, the story is told visually, and yet the silence is accompanied by a musical soundtrack and pun...
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