This epic silent film tells the tragic tale of railroad engineer Sisif (Séverin-Mars), who rescues a young girl from a train wreck and raises her as his adoptive daughter, only to fall in love with her as she matures. Sisif's natural son, Elie, also falls in love with his stepsister and eventually confronts his father over their shared affection for the woman. Abel Gance directs this 1923 masterpiece also starring Ivy Close.
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- Abel Gance
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Filmed in B&W - Tinted; interactive menus; scene access; Autour de La Roue; Original Press Book Slide Show; This film spans two discs; this disc includes the beginning of the movie.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it