Lucerna Cinema                                                                                                       


Director:Alexander Sokurov
Cast:Anton Adasinsky, Antoine Monot Jr., Johannes Zeiler, Georg Friedrich
Premiere:23. February 2012
Length:134 minutes
Genre:Fantasy, Drama

Director: Alexander Sokurov  •  Scenario: Alexander Sokurov, Marina Koreneva  •  Music: Andrey Sigle  •  Cast: Antoine Monot Jr., Anton Adasinsky, Georg Friedrich, Hanna Schygulla, Johannes Zeiler  •  Camera: Laurent Brunet

Employing elaborate camera movements, a dense soundscape, intricate production design and spectacular locations, FAUST conjures up a unique and phantasmagoric vision of the Faustian legend. Faust, played by Johannes Zeiler, is a man in search of the ideals of the Enlightenment but he becomes obsessed with the lovely Magarethe (Isolda Dychauk) and eventually sells his soul to the Devil (Anton Adasinsky) also known as the Moneylender, so that he may possess her. Comic, cosmic, painterly and stunningly beautiful scenes abound as the Devil takes Faust on a strange, unforgettable journey that ends in Hell itself.



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