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Sunrise: A Story of Two Humans (1927)

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Jul 20, 2017

Today, I'm writing about director F. W. Murnau's silent masterpiece Sunrise: A Story of Two Humans (1927). It stars George O'Brien and Janet Gaynor as a married couple who quarrel and then reconcile in a 24-hour period. This article is part the 'Till Death Us Do Part: To Love, Honor and. . .Murde read more

Before Sunrise (1995)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Mar 23, 2015

This is a fascinating film not just about love and romance but higher, deeper concepts altogether. Without knowing the idea already existed, this is the film I always wanted to make in my head! Two people meeting in a place under unusual circumstances (on a train in a foreign country), and then buil read more

Before Sunrise (1995)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Mar 23, 2015

This is a fascinating film not just about love and romance but higher, deeper concepts altogether. Without knowing the idea already existed, this is the film I always wanted to make in my head! Two people meeting in a place under unusual circumstances (on a train in a foreign country), and then buil read more

The Lyrical Poetry of Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)

True Classics Posted by on Sep 30, 2014

My third post for the ongoing romantic films countdown at Wonders in the Dark is live. At number five, it’s F.W. Murnau’s lovely and deceptively simple silent allegory Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927): Out of context, the idea of ranking a film in which a man is seduced into plotting read more

Sunrise: A Tale of Two Humans (1927)

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Brandy Dean on Jan 24, 2014

Sunrise will be released on Blu-ray on Thursday, January 23, 2014. Order yours from Amazon via this link to watch a great film and help Pretty Clever Films keep the lights on. There is an odd form of bias that simmers among even the snobbiest of film snobs when it comes to the topic of silent film. read more

Sunrise (1927)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Jan 14, 2014

I remain impressed at 20th Century Fox for releasing wonderful Blu-ray transfers of their classic films.  Sure, they’re in the business of dollars and cents, but their reverence for history by releasing movies which aren’t expected to outsell the millions of movies released to the home read more

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 26, 2013

Directed by F.W. Murnau, this silent film follows the lives of a man and his wife. A woman from the city meets the man and suggests that he drown his wife and sell his farm so they can be together. Then, the man takes his innocent wife out on the lake with evil intentions. He is about to go through read more

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 26, 2013

Directed by F.W. Murnau, this silent film follows the lives of a man and his wife. A woman from the city meets the man and suggests that he drown his wife and sell his farm so they can be together. Then, the man takes his innocent wife out on the lake with evil intentions. He is about to go through read more

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

Sunset Blvd Posted by Rachel T on Jul 18, 2013

This film may be one of the most lovely things I have ever seen. Sunrise has that elusive quality; it captures the viewer from its opening moments, and continues to enthral throughout, right until the final frame. Seeing Sunrise  for the first time, I felt something akin to watching Citizen Kane for read more

Top 250 Tuesdays: #005 – Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)

Durnmoose Movie Musings Posted by Michael on Jun 18, 2013

First,  just a small bit of introduction before we get things underway. Top 250 Tuesdays is my attempt to wend my way through the Sight and Sound Top 250 Greatest Films list. Basically, for me it’s a way of exploring what are considered some of the all-time great movies, in an attempt both to read more

Top 250 Tuesdays: #005 – Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)

Durnmoose Movie Musings Posted by Michael on Jun 18, 2013

First,  just a small bit of introduction before we get things underway. Top 250 Tuesdays is my attempt to wend my way through the Sight and Sound Top 250 Greatest Films list. Basically, for me it’s a way of exploring what are considered some of the all-time great movies, in an attempt both to read more

Gallery of Images from Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (2)

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Brandy Dean on Jan 15, 2013

For people who both love silent movies and love to rank things, F.W. Murnau’s Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans consistently ranks number one. Pretty Clever Film Gal is not entirely on-board with that statement. While I also love silent movies and ranking things, I would bump Murnau’s other read more

Gallery of Images from Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1)

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Pretty Clever Film Gal on Jan 15, 2013

For people who both love silent movies and love to rank things, F.W. Murnau’s Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans consistently ranks number one. Pretty Clever Film Gal is not entirely on-board with that statement. While I also love silent movies and ranking things, I would bump Murnau’s other read more

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

Le Mot du Cinephiliaque Posted by Michael on Jun 12, 2012

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (F.W. Murnau, 1927) Master of German Expressionism, Freidrich Wilhelm Murnau was along G.W. Pabst and Fritz Lang the most important German director of its time. He is also one of the main influence on the young career of Alfred Hitchcock. It is interesting and also a read more

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

MacGuffin Movies Posted by RBuccicone on Apr 4, 2011

Sunrise (1927)      After much procrastination, I finally decided this weekend that I had the necessary energy and focus to sit down with a silent film. I was drawn to Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans because it was directed by F.W. Murnau, who is famous for The Last Laugh  (a silent starring Emil read more

“Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans” (1927)

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Silentfilmfanatic on Feb 3, 2011

“Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans” (1927) is a silent romantic drama starring George O’Brien, Janet Gaynor, and Margaret Livingston. Directed by F.W. Murnau, this film ranks among the best ever made. The story begins with a small town farmer, played by George O’Brien, neglecti read more

Sunrise (1927) at the Coolidge Corner Theatre

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on Dec 7, 2010

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. Last evening, Kevin and I attended a special screening of Sunrise (1927). It was part of the Coolidge Corner Theater's ongoing series, The Sounds of Silents. If you recall, back in read more

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