In a funfair, during the 19th century, Doctor Caligari exhibits in his hut a sleepwalker named Césare, supposed to be gifted at predicting the future. One evening, he announces to a student his death before dawn. At daybreak, the student is actually found assassinated. A series of murder is committed in the small town. Is Césare the responsible murderer, hypnotized by his Master?
In the context of
Flagey Piano Days
Classics of German silent films