BOOTLEG FILES 695: “I.N.R.I.” (1923 silent German epic directed by Robert Wiene).
LAST SEEN: On YouTube.
AMERICAN HOME VIDEO: None.
REASON FOR BOOTLEG STATUS: It was considered lost for years.
CHANCES OF SEEING A COMMERCIAL DVD RELEASE: Not for the U.S. market.
Last week, this column considered a groundbreaking silent French attempt at creating a Biblical epic. This week, we take a look across the border to see the German approach to the sacred subject.