A typically gloomy expressionist family drama (from the synopsis: “Torgus appears at the wedding, bringing as a ‘gift' a coffin with Anna's body. In a fit of anger, John strangles his Aunt Turid”), Torgus shows a certain connection to Caligari, inasmuch as the walls and furniture quite frequently have strange hatches, giving the picture unrealistic effects. In some scenes, shadows are also painted on the scenery to heighten expressionist lighting effects.

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