E. Elias Merhige
Some of the most influential minds of the 20th century art and film worlds: Susan Sontag, Donald Richie, Amos Vogel, and Chris Marker, embraced the film and praised it as a masterpiece of visionary art.
The success of this film opened doors all over Hollywood for Merhige. Variety hailed him one of the few genuinely underground filmmakers to emerge above ground with an Oscar worthy film while the New York Post raved: "Director Merhige is remarkably successful at conveying both the heady atmosphere of the German expressionist filmmaking in its heyday and a sense of how wonderful those films actually look, even today."
E. Elias Merhige Facts
|Birth Name||Edmund Elias Merhige|
|Birthplace||Brooklyn, New York, USA|