Save Big on AppleiPhone, iPad, MacBook and more. Ends Saturday.Shop now ›

Faust [Blu-ray] [German] [2011]

Price Match Guarantee

Best Buy is dedicated to always offering the best value to our customers. We will match the price, at the time of purchase, on a Price Match Guarantee product if you find the same item at a lower price at a Designated Major Online Retailer or at a local retail competitor's store.

Here's how:
  • If you find a qualifying lower price online, call 1-888-BEST BUY and direct a customer service agent to the web site with the lower price, or when visiting a Best Buy store, one of our employees will assist you.
  • On qualifying products, Best Buy will then verify the current price to complete the price match.

Exclusions apply including, but not limited to, Competitors' service prices, special daily or hourly sales, and items for sale Thanksgiving Day through the Monday after Thanksgiving. See the list of Designated Major Online Retailers and full details.

$22.99
Other Formats:
Cardholder Offers

Overview

Synopsis

Faust
The famous tale of a man willing to bargain away his soul gets a new interpretation in this film from director/co-screenwriter Alexander Sokurov. Faust (Johannes Zeiler) is a wise man who has become frustrated with the boundaries of human knowledge; his experiments in turning base metals into gold keep failing, he questions the nature of the human soul, and he's infatuated with a woman named Margarete (Isolda Dychauk) who doesn't care for him. While browsing through a curious pawnshop, Faust encounters a foul but chatty moneylender (Anton Adasinsky) who offers to make Margarete attracted to him in exchange for his signature on a document surrendering ownership of his soul. Faust accepts, and after accidentally killing a young man in a barroom brawl, he discovers the victim is Margarete's brother; after the funeral, she sleeps with him against all logic. However, Faust is taken aback when the moneylender appears to demand what is now rightfully his. Faust received its North American premiere at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Anton Adasinsky
    Anton Adasinsky - Geldverleiher the Moneylender
  • Georg Friedrich
    Georg Friedrich - Wagner
  • Hanna Schygulla
    Hanna Schygulla - Geldverleiher's Wife
  • Maxim Mehmet
    Maxim Mehmet - Valentin's Friend
Product images, including color, may differ from actual product appearance.