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Haxan & Vampyr

Scandinavian horror has been always known as a stand-out atmospheric genre, which relies on peculiarities of Scandinavian culture and history. In 1922 Danish film director Benjamin Christensen made Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages (Witches), the film he has become known for and which received the status of the ‘cult’ one. Ten years later another famous Danish film director Carl Theodor Dreyer made his dark and provoking Vampyr(Vampire), which didn’t have success when it was released. Howver, after years, it became one of the most admired of Dreyer’s masterpieces. BothHäxan and Vampyr . . .

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