Shadow of the Vampire


1h 33m 2000

Brief Synopsis

A fictionalized account of the making of director F. W. Murnau's classic silent horror film "Nosferatu" (Germany/1922) and Murnau's obsession with lending the film authenticity. Without alerting the rest of his cast, director Murnau finds an actual vampire to take on the name of actor Max Schreck an

Film Details

Also Known As
L' Ombre du vampire, Ombre du vampire, L'
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2000
Distribution Company
Lionsgate
Location
Luxembourg

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Synopsis

A fictionalized account of the making of director F. W. Murnau's classic silent horror film "Nosferatu" (Germany/1922) and Murnau's obsession with lending the film authenticity. Without alerting the rest of his cast, director Murnau finds an actual vampire to take on the name of actor Max Schreck and play the king of the undead.

Crew

Helmut R Ammon

Advisor

Shino Arihara

Storyboard Artist

Martin Astle

Original Music

Martin Astle

Music

Christopher Austin

Other

Christopher Austin

Original Music

Stephen Barker

Post-Production Supervisor

Luciano Berriatua

Consultant

Lou Bogue

Director Of Photography

Mike Bond

Technical Operations Manager

Chris Bradley

Art Director

Edward Brett

Assistant Director

Paul Brooks

Executive Producer

Ann Buchanan

Hairdresser

David Butterworth

Original Score

Nicolas Cage

Producer

Michael A Carter

Rerecording

Craig Chandler

Visual Effects Supervisor

Jamie Christopher

Assistant Director

Anthony Cleal

Rerecording

Lee Cleary

Assistant Director

Jimmy De Brabant

Coproducer

Caroline Devivaise

Costume Designer

Kenneth Dodds

Director Of Photography

Milly Ellis

Associate Editor

James Feltham

Adr Editor

James Feltham

Dialogue Editor

Stan Fiferman

Foley Artist

Pauline Fowler

Makeup

Pauline Fowler

Prosthetics

Mike Fox

Camera Operator

Emma Ginnett

Hair

Norm Golightly

Associate Producer

Lydia Gonzalez

Production Coordinator

John Goodinson

Main Title Design

Assheton Gorton

Production Designer

Arthur Holland Graley

Foley Editor

Diane Greaves

Foley Artist

Nigel Heath

Sound Editor

Nigel Heath

Rerecording

W.d. Hogan

Storyboard Artist

Alan Howden

Executive Producer

Marlyss Huppertz

Hair

Jamie Iovino

Other

Richard Johns

Coproducer

Daniel Jones

Original Music

Daniel Jones

Music

Scott Jones

Adr

Marie-claire Junker

Hair

Steven Katz

Screenplay

Allan K Lane

Storyboard Artist

Jeff Levine

Producer

Willy Loedts

Animal Wrangler

Claude Ludovicy

Location Manager

Leon Minaff

Adr

Julian Murray

Makeup

Julian Murray

Special Effects

Julian Murray

Art Department

Carrie O'brien

Casting

Carl Proctor

Casting

Elizabeth Purnell

Original Music

Jako Raybaut

Director Of Photography

Katja Reinert

Hair

Laurence Rexter-baker

Assistant Director

Patricia Saalburg

Assistant

Jean Salis

Pilot

Jean-claude Schlim

Line Producer

Lionel Selwyn

Foley Artist

Amber Sibley

Prosthetics

Danuta Skarszewska

Script Supervisor

Julian Slater

Sound Effects Editor

Ken Somerville

Foley Recordist

Jason Swanscott

Foley Artist

Matthew Symonds

Main Title Design

Oliver Tarney

Foley Recordist

Carlo Thoss

Sound Recordist

Francoise Van Den Brock

Choreographer

Leendert Van Nimwegen

Hair

Nicholas Whiting

Other

Rick Wiessenhaan

Special Effects Coordinator

Rick Wiessenhaan

Stunt Coordinator

Orian Williams

Associate Producer

Chris Wyatt

Editor

Film Details

Also Known As
L' Ombre du vampire, Ombre du vampire, L'
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2000
Distribution Company
Lionsgate
Location
Luxembourg

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Award Nominations

Best Makeup

2000

Best Supporting Actor

2000
Willem Dafoe

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video May 29, 2001

Released in United States 2000 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, California February 23 - March 1, 2000.)

Released in United States 2000 (Shown at Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (Closing Night) October 16 - November 12, 2000.)

Released in United States 2000 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival September 22 - October 5, 2000.)

Released in United States June 2000 (Shown at the French-American Film Workshop in Avignon June 22-27, 2000.)

Released in United States September 2000 (Shown at Telluride Film Festival September 1-4, 2000.)

Nominated for the 2000 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award for Best Supporting Actor (Willem Dafoe).

Winner of the 2000 award for Best Supporting Actor (Willem Dafoe) from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.

Winner of the 2000 Golden Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor - Comedy or Musical (Willem Dafoe), from the International Press Academy.

Winner of the Prix Tournage (Best Picture) at the 2000 French-American Film Workshop in Avignon.

Released in United States Winter December 29, 2000

Expanded Release in United States January 26, 2001

Released in United States on Video May 29, 2001

Released in United States 2000

Released in United States June 2000

Released in United States September 2000

Released in United States October 2000

Released in United States November 2000

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, California February 23 - March 1, 2000.

Shown at Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (Closing Night) October 16 - November 12, 2000.

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival September 22 - October 5, 2000.

Shown at the French-American Film Workshop in Avignon June 22-27, 2000.

Shown at Hamptons International Film Festival (Spotlight) October 11-15, 2000.

Shown at Austin Film Festival October 12-19, 2000.

Shown at London Film Festival (Film on the Square) November 1-16, 2000.

Bram Stoker's novel "Dracula" was adapted as "Nosferatu" (Germany/1922), directed by F W Murnau and starring Max Schreck.

Director Elias Merhige and camera operator Mike Fox shared the duties of director of photography.

Began shooting April 18, 1999.

Completed shooting May 28, 1999.

Released in United States Winter December 29, 2000

Expanded Release in United States January 26, 2001

Released in United States October 2000 (Shown at Hamptons International Film Festival (Spotlight) October 11-15, 2000.)

Released in United States October 2000 (Shown at Austin Film Festival October 12-19, 2000.)

Released in United States November 2000 (Shown at London Film Festival (Film on the Square) November 1-16, 2000.)