Kristin Lavransdatter [Kristin]

Chatsworth, CA: Home Vision Entertainment, circa 1977. An early English language draft script for the 1995 Norwegian film. A brief letter from the director John Cromwell to the publicity agent Paul Kohner is laid into the front wrapper.

Based on the 1920-1921 trilogy of novels of the same name by the Nobel Prize winning author Sigrid Undset. Set in 14th Century Norway, Kristin Lavransdatter is the daughter of a wealthy landowning family who have arranged a marriage for her. She joins a convent while awaiting her marriage to avoid growing drama and violence surrounding her engagement. There she unexpectedly falls in love with a knight, causing her to transgress the social structures of the church, her family, and medieval society at large.

Shot on location in Norway.

Black titled wrappers. 178 leaves, with last page of text numbered 176. Mechanical duplication. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads. Prong binding.


[Book #144138]

Price: $125.00