Ordet [The Word]

Carl Theodor Dreyer (director, screenwriter)
Kaj Munk (play)
Henrik Malberg, Emil Hass Christensen, Preben Lerdorff Rye (starring)

Copenhagen: Palladium Films, 1955. Vintage bilingual program for the 1955 Danish film. Text in Danish and English.

Based on Kaj Munk's 1932 play. A devout widower, his three sons, and their families face conflicts of faith in 1920s Denmark. Director Carl Theodor Dryer's carefully composed, minimalist masterpiece, the only film in his oeuvre to be met with both critical and financial success.

Shot on location in West Jutland.

9 x 11 inches. 36 pages, spiral bound. Very Good plus, with front wrapper loose at the binding.

BFI 665. Criterion Collection 126. Ebert III. Godard, Histoire(s) du cinema. Rosenbaum 1000.

[Book #156291]