A Film by F.W. Murnau
DVD9 | ISO+MDS | NTSC 4:3 | Cover | 01:34:54 | 7,67 Gb
Original Movietone Score (Mono) and Alternate Olympic Chamber Orchestra Score (Stereo)
Some English intertitles with Spanish and French subtitles
Genre: Drama, Romance | Masters of Cinema #1
Based upon Hermann Sudermman’s “The Excursion to Tilsit”, Sunrise tells the story of a man (George O’Brien) and his wife (Janet Gaynor); farmers living in a small village situated by a lakeside, who have had to struggle through poverty whilst raising a young child. For a while the man has been seeing a woman from the city (Margaret Livingston) and life back home has been far from joyful. The seductress asks him to run away with her, and then instructs him to murder his wife and tailor a story around an apparent accident. So the man arranges a pleasant day out for his wife - a trip to the lake which naturally surprises her….