Poster for Sunrise

Sunrise

Director: F.W. Murnau Run Time: 94 min. Format: DCP Rating: NR Release Year: 1927

Starring: George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, Margaret Livingston

German expressionist director F.W. Murnau’s most beautiful silent era masterpiece and first Hollywood film “SUNRISE: A SONG OF TWO HUMANS” (1927) starring George O’Brien, Janet Gaynor and Margaret Livingston is the story of a naïve young farmer bewitched by an alluring city woman, driving him toward murder.  Hailed as one of the best films of all time by many, the film and Janet Gaynor both won the Academy Award for “Unique and Artistic Picture” and “Best Actress In A Leading Role” at the first Academy Awards in 1929.