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This is maybe the only film up to the quality of Murnau's Nosferatu (1922) although Vampyr is a completely different film. In Vampyr the most important thing is the atmosphere, not the vampire in itself (herself in this case). It's a masterpiece because Dreyer translated into images and sequences the feeling that something irrational and supernatural is happening. Fog, a lot of shadows on the wall/ground, some pictures you will never forget in your life once you have seen them for the first time. A lot of symbolism. There are also a lot of unanswered questions in the film, because of the script or because of the final editing (montage) of the film (i guess this last). These unanswered questions help the film to increase the level of unreality.