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Austrian film Orlacs Hände at the 9th International Silent Film Festival in Manila


 Dubbed as the only one of its kind in Asia, the 9th  International Silent Film Festival in Manila welcomed its new member–Austrian film Orlacs Hände (The Hands of Orlac), the 1924 horror film based from Maurice Renard’s novel and directed by Robert Wiene. The film featured Paul Orlac, a world famous pianist whose hands are the tools of his trade and his wife’s favorite part of his body, are mangled in a horrific train accident. His wife seeks the help of a surgeon to try and save Orlac’s hands. Eventually, the surgeon transplants the hands of a recently executed murderer. […]