Maria, an enigmatic young drifter, takes over the job of piloting a tiny ferry in a small secluded village after the mysterious death of the former ferryman, and one night gives a ride to a wounded man. Later, when Death comes to claim his life, she tries to save him by engaging the Grim Reaper in a delirious dance of doom. Can true love triumph in the face of certain destiny? Written by
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The last classic German Expressionist film of its kind made in Germany before the film industry was swallowed up by the Third Reich. See more
Remade as Strangler of the Swamp