The Last Faust
This independent production of The Last Faust is the first and only definitive filmed version of Goethe’s epic verse drama featuring a screenplay based on Martin Greenberg’s translation.
The film has condensed Goethe’s magnum opus into a 108-minute feature film.
Written by Phillip Humm and Ellen Waddell, The Last Faust is a layered exploration of humanity’s deification of technology. Rich in contemporary references it casts an unflinching gaze into the abyss of untethered desire.
“Berkoff sees Goethe’s play as a marvelous antidote to British theatre, which he thinks is in a death spiral ”
Stuart Jeffries (The Guardian)
“Viewing The Last Faust as a moving artwork – probably helps. It’s a strange combination of the theatrical and the artistic, and while it certainly brings Faustian themes of hedonism into the modern-day”
Marie O Sulivan (The movie isle)
“Dies ist, was sich noch kein Regisseur traute, „Faust 1 + 2“ in straffen 90 Filmminuten, wie ein Avantgardetheaterstück mit expressionistischen Kulissen und viel Lichteffektdonner. ”
Hans-Georg Rodek (die Welt)
“Some endeavours are so outlandish, so crazily grandiose, that you can only applaud their ambition. Such is Philipp Humm’s film version of parts one and two of Goethe’s epic verse drama Faust. ”
Suzy Fay (Financial Times)
“There’s absolutely no denying that “The Last Faust” was made with immense passion, dedication, and craftsmanship. The result will not be loved by everyone but it’s still a very peculiar, unique, beautiful and expressive movie.
Liselotte Vanophem (OC movie reviews)
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