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Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans(1927)

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Brief Synopsis

In this silent film, a farmer's affair with a city woman almost destroys his life.

Cast & Crew

F. W. Murnau Director
Janet Gaynor The wife
Margaret Livingston The Woman from the city
Bodil Rosing The maid
J. Farrell MacDonald The Photographer
Ralph Sipperly The barber
Jane Winton The manicure girl
Arthur Housman The Obtrusive gentleman
Eddie Boland The Obliging gentleman
Sidney Bracey Dance hall manager
Sally Eilers Woman in dance hall
Gibson Gowland Angry driver
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York premiere: 23 Sep 1927
Release Date:  1927 Production Date:  AFI Library
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono (musical score and sound effects) Production Co:  Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  90 or 95 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,729    
Duration(reels):  10-11    

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  • Sunrise on Criterion Collection DVD

    Jeffrey Kenison 2018-08-12

    Janet Gaynor did win the first ever Oscar for Best Actress for this great silent classic. Therefore, I think it would be a welcome addition the Criterion... MORE>

  • the dawn of something special.

    a.morris 2018-02-22

    what might seem old and dated.. maybe even a bit long now.. was so new and exciting in 1927. the camera work and effects along with the setting.. the... MORE>

  • Simply exquisite!

    RedRain 2014-11-17

    I'm am enormous film of the silents and I mourn for all that have been destroyed over the decades, as we've probably missed some phenomenal... MORE>