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The Fall of the House of Usher

The Fall of the House of Usher

A Feature film by Jean Epstein

Produced by Films Jean Epstein

Release in France : 05/10/1928

    Synopsis

    A stranger called Allan (Charles Lamy) goes to an inn and requests transportation to the House of Usher. The locals remain reluctant, but he gets a coach to transport him to the place. He is the sole friend of Roderick Usher (Jean Debucourt), who leaves in the eerie house with his sick wife Madeleine Usher (Marguerite Gance) and her doctor (Fournez-Goffard). Madeleine is the beloved muse and model and is being painted by Roderick. When she dies, Roderick does not accept her death, and in a dark night, Madeleine returns.

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (4)

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    Films Jean Epstein

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (5)

    Assistant Director :

    Luis Buñuel

    Author of original work :

    Edgar Allan Poe

    Director of Photography :

    Georges Lucas

    Adapter/dialogue writer :

    Luis Buñuel

    Producer :

    Jean Epstein

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Fantasy

    Production language :

    Silent

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1928

    French release :

    05/10/1928

    Runtime :

    1 h 40 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.33

    Audio format :

    Silent

    Posters (2)

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Montreal Festival of New Cinema - 2013

    Montreal Festival of New Cinema (Canada, 2013)

    Selection

    Special Presentation