Ordet Movie Review 1955

Information and Film Reviews for Ordet the Movie

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A man who believes he is Jesus Christ is ridiculed until he begins performing miracles, which result in the rebuilding of a broken family. A statement on the nature of religious faith vs. fanaticism by the profoundly religious Dreyer, and based on the play by Kaj Munk. In Danish with English subtitles.

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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 126 minutes.
Originally from Danish.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Religion, Adapted from a Play, Family Ties
Screenplay
Carl Theodor Dreyer, Kaj Munk
Cast
Henrik Malberg, Birgitte Federspiel, Cay Kristiansen, Emil Hass Christiansen
Cinematography
Henning Bendtsen
Director
Carl Theodor Dreyer
Other
Edith Schlussel
Producer
Palladium

Awards

Golden Globes 1956: Foreign Film; Venice Film Fest. 1955: Film.

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