THE MAN WHO LAUGHS

By Paul LENI

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Drama - Completed 1928

"The Man Who Laughs" is the forgotten silent film masterpiece directed by the German Expressionist filmmaker Paul Leni. The film is an adaptation of Victor Hugo's novel of the same name.

    • Year of production
    • 1928
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH, FRENCH
    • Duration
    • 116 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Paul LENI
    • Writer(s)
    • J. Gruub ALEXANDER
    • Synopsis
    • When a proud noble refuses to kiss the hand of the despotic King James in 1690, he is cruelly executed and his son surgically disfigured.
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