Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)

"An artistic masterpiece and also a joy to watch."

  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 1927-11-04
  • User Rating: 7.8/10 from 760 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 34min
  • Language: No Language
  • Production Company: Fox Film Corporation
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: F. W. Murnau
star 7.9/10
From 760 Ratings


A married farmer falls under the spell of a slatternly woman from the city, who tries to convince him to drown his wife.

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  • George O’Brien

    as The Man (Anses)
  • Janet Gaynor

    as The Wife (Indre)
  • Margaret Livingston

    as The Woman from the City
  • Bodil Rosing

    as The Maid
  • J. Farrell MacDonald

    as The Photographer
  • Ralph Sipperly

    as The Barber
  • Jane Winton

    as The Manicure Girl
  • Arthur Housman

    as The Obtrusive Gentleman
  • Eddie Boland

    as The Obliging Gentleman
  • Herman Bing

    as Streetcar Conductor (uncredited)
  • Sidney Bracey

    as Dance Hall Manager (uncredited)
  • Gino Corrado

    as Manager of Hair Salon (uncredited)
  • Vondell Darr

    as (uncredited)
  • Sally Eilers

    as Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
  • Gibson Gowland

    as Angry Driver (uncredited)
  • Thomas Jefferson

    as Old Seaman (uncredited)
  • Bob Kortman

    as Villager (uncredited)
  • F. W. Murnau

    as Dancer (uncredited)
  • Barry Norton

    as Ballroom Dancer / Kissing Couple (uncredited)
  • Robert Parrish

    as Boy (uncredited)
  • Sally Phipps

    as Ballroom Dancer / Kissing Couple (uncredited)
  • Harry Semels

    as Carnival Gallery Man with Pig (uncredited)
  • Phillips Smalley

    as Head Waiter (uncredited)
  • Leo White

    as Barber (uncredited)
  • Clarence Wilson

    as Money Lender (uncredited)
Sound Hugo Riesenfeld Original Music Composer
Editing Harold D. Schuster Editor
Directing F. W. Murnau Director
Camera Charles Rosher Director of Photography
Production William Fox Producer
Writing Hermann Sudermann Author
Camera Karl Struss Director of Photography
Art Alfred Metscher Assistant Art Director
Sound Erno Rapee Music
Crew Frank D. Williams Special Effects
Sound Maurice Baron Orchestrator
Directing Herman Bing Assistant Director
Sound Carli Elinor Music
Art Gordon Wiles Art Department Manager
Sound Willy Schmidt-Gentner Music
Costume & Make-Up Charles Dudley Makeup Artist
Sound R. H. Bassett Music
Art Edgar G. Ulmer Assistant Art Director
Camera Max Munn Autrey Still Photographer
Camera Frank Powolny Still Photographer
Art Rochus Gliese Art Direction
Writing Carl Mayer Screenplay