The Power of Darkness (1924 film)

The Power of Darkness
Directed by Conrad Wiene
Written by Leo Tolstoy (play)
Robert Wiene
Starring Petr Sharov
Mariya Germanova
Maria Kryshanovskaya
Music by Willy Schmidt-Gentner
Cinematography Willy Goldberger
Ernst Lüttgens
Distributed by Bayerische Film
Release dates
16 June 1924
Running time
72 minutes
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

The Power of Darkness (German:Die Macht der Finsternis) is a 1924 German silent drama film directed by Conrad Wiene and starring Petr Sharov, Mariya Germanova and Maria Kryshanovskaya. It is an adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's play The Power of Darkness.[1]



  1. Jung & Schatzberg p.213


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