Faust is a righteous elderly alchemist, but he stumbles upon a book that promises unimaginable power, achievable by a pact with the Devil.
Little does Faust know, that his soul is tested in a game of bet between God and the Devil, and the winner will have dominion over Earth.
The story is based on the classic tragic play of the same title, first published in 1832, written by the acclaimed philosopher, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Would you like to read the book?
Major accolades received by Faust (1926)
- Featured in Roger Ebert’s Great Movies list.
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: Faust
– first published in 1832 –