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3/1/08 Avant-Garde Film Nosferatu paper “Nosferatu drinks the blood of the young, the blood necessary to his own existence” This is the text displayed on the screen as the film cuts to a medium shot of Hutter looking back at the door with frightened concern. Next, the film cuts back to the text which now reads, “One can recognize the mark of the vampire by the trace of his fangs on the victim’s throat.” Earlier in the day, before Hutter had read this passage, he had attributed the marks on his neck to spiders or mosquitoes, which he states in his letter to Nina. However after reading this passage out of the book of vampires, the fear that has been accumulating over his stay due to Count Orloks actions, has now become reality. Next, the film cuts to a shot of the clock, which has just struck midnight. Once the clock has struck midnight, the film cuts to a medium reaction shot of Hutter looking back at the clock. The next shot is a medium shot of Hutter sneaking up to the door and cracking it
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course COMP-LIT 382 taught by Professor Levine during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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