Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (Siegfried's Death)
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Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (Siegfried's Death)
This lushly produced UFA production from Fritz Lang was adapted from the Norse sagas, and also from the Wagner operas Siegfried, Gotterdaemmerung, and Lohengrin. There is also a sequel -- Kremhilde's Revenge (Kriemhild's Rache). Siegfried (Paul Richter), son of King Siegmund, masters the art of forging a sword at the shop of Mime (George John). On his journey home, he hears tales of Kriemhild, the princess of Burgundy (Margarete Schoen). En route to Burgundy, Siegfried slays the dragon Fafnir, and bathes in his blood. This mades him invulnerable to attack -- except for one spot on his… More

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"The medium's every cog and wheel marshaled into a mammoth-production that nevertheless exudes a defiantly personal blend of fantasy and politics"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"It's awesome as spectacle, but the story takes a long time to develop."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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