by Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau (Allemagne, 1922, 1h34)

starring Max Schreck, Alexander Granach, Gustav von Wagenheim, Greta Schroeder

1838. Hutter, an estate agent's clerk, is sent to the Carpathian Mountains to conclude a deal with Count Orlok. When he arrives at the castle, he discovers that the count is a vampire. Horrified, the young man flees and returns to his home in Germany. There, he finds that the horrible creature has arrived ahead of him, sowing terror and evil in his wake.