Overview

Werner Krauss, who had played the deranged Dr. Caligari six years earlier, stars as a scientist who is tormented by an irrational fear of knives and the irresistible compulsion to murder his wife. Driven to the brink of madness by fantastic nightmares (designed by Ernö Metzner and photographed by Guido Seeber in a brilliant mix of expressionism and surrealism), he encounters a psychoanalyst who offers to treat the perplexing malady.

  1. G.W. Pabst

    Director

  2. Colin Ross

    Writer

  3. Hanns Sachs

    Writer

  4. Hans Neumann

    Writer

  5. Karl Abraham

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Werner Krauss

    Werner Krauss

    Martin Fellman

  2. Ruth Weyher

    Ruth Weyher

    Seine frau

  3. Ilka Grüning

    Ilka Grüning

    Die Mutter

  4. Jack Trevor

    Jack Trevor

    Erich

  5. Lili Damita

    Lili Damita

    (uncredited)

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Secrets of a Soul
Secrets of a Soul

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Original Title Geheimnisse einer Seele

Status Released

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  • March 24, 1926
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language German

Runtime 1h 37m

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