Project Description

DER TRAUM DES CESARE

Enter the dreamy world of Dr. Caligari

THE DREAMY WORLD OF DR. CALIGARI

“The Dream of Cesare” is a VR-interpretation of the world-famous silent film classic “Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari “by Robert Wiene from 1919. The combination of holograms and a virtual environment allows the viewers to immerse themselves in the three-dimensional space of the film. Being able to move freely in the scene around the actors and admidst the action turns the passive viewing into your own movie experience which can be actively and individually influenced.

PRODUCER

UFA-X Lab

YEAR

2019

CONTENT

Virtual Reality

PARTNER

Volucap

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AUTHENTICITY

Two Polish superstars performed as Caligari and Cesare for the VR Experience: Caligari is played by Arkadiusz Jakubik, a renowned actor in film and theater for almost 20 years, Up-and-coming Jakub Gierszal, who already gained notoriety through innovative projects such as “Suicide Room” portrays Cesare.

ENTER THE WORLD OF DR. CALIGARI

The experience of volumetric film in the original set of the Caligari Films allows today’s cabinet visitors one “Immersive” cinematic experience.

EXPERIENCE

The VR-Experience is part of the installation “The Cabinet” in Warsaw, Krakow, Turin and other European cities. The film was presented at the DOK Leipzig in autumn 2019, at the Interfilm Festival in Berlin and at the 100th anniversary of the silent film classic during the Berlinale in February 2020.