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Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans is a romantic drama silent film about a man who falls under the spell of a woman who tries to convince him to murder his wife.

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans is preserved in the National Film Registry for being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant". It was named as one of the best films in the history of motion pictures. As well, it won the first Academy Award for Unique and Artistic Production at the first ever Academy Awards. Continue reading for some information and quotes from Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans.

Directed by
F.W. Murnau

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

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Title Card: This song of the Man and his Wife is of no place and every place; you might hear it anywhere, at any time.
Title Card: For wherever the sun rises and sets, in the city's turmoil or under the open sky on the farm, life is much the same; sometimes bitter, sometimes sweet.

The Man: Manicure?

The Manicure Girl: [to The Man] You'd look grand with a high polish!

The Man: [pleading to his wife] Don't be afraid of me!
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