Dayna Goldfine Release dateSeptember 2, 2013 (2013-09-02) (TFF)
October 12, 2013 (2013-10-12) (HIFF)
February 10, 2014 (2014-02-10) (Berlinale)
April 4, 2014 (2014-04-04) (United States) WriterDayna Goldfine, Daniel Geller, Celeste Schaefer Snyder, Dore Strauch (from the books, journals, articles and letters of), Margret Wittmer (from the books, journals, articles and letters of), Friedrich Ritter (from the books, journals, articles and letters of), Hinz Wittmer (from the books, journals, articles and letters of), John Garth (from the books, journals, articles and letters of) DirectorsDayna Goldfine, Dan Geller GenresDocumentary, Mystery, Crime Fiction, Biographical film, Historical fiction, Historical Documentary CastCate Blanchett (Dore Strauch), Sebastian Koch (Heinz Wittmer), Thomas Kretschmann (Friedrich Ritter), Diane Kruger (Margret Wittmer), Connie Nielsen (Baroness Von Wagner), Gustaf Skarsgård (Rolf Blomberg) Similar moviesAmerican Sniper, A King's Story, Schindler's List, Legend, The Pursuit of Happyness, The Hurricane
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The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden is a 2013 feature-length documentary directed by Daniel Geller and Dayna Goldfine. It is about a series of unsolved disappearances on the Galapagos island of Floreana in the 1930s among the largely European expatriate residents at the time. The voice cast includes Cate Blanchett, Sebastian Koch, Thomas Kretschmann, Diane Kruger, Connie Nielsen, Josh Radnor and Gustaf Skarsgård.
It features the 1934 silent film The Empress of Floreana in its entirety, but the four-minute short is split into halves.
Cate Blanchett as Dore Strauch
Sebastian Koch as Heinz Wittmer
Thomas Kretschmann as Friedrich Ritter
Diane Kruger as Margret Wittmer
Connie Nielsen as Baroness Von Wagner
Josh Radnor as John Garth
Gustaf Skarsgård as Rolf Blomberg
The film premiered at the 40th Telluride Film Festival on September 2, 2013. It was an official selection of the Hamptons International Film Festival on October 12, 2013 and Berlin International Film Festival on February 10, 2014. It opened theatrically in the US on April 4, 2014.
The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden received generally positive reviews from critics. The review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes reported that 82% of critics gave the film positive reviews, based on 49 reviews. Metacritic reported the film had a weighted average score of 67 out of 100, based on 20 reviews.