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Criterion collection ; 124.
Criterion collection ; 126.
Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle DVD DRAMA ORDE (Text) 39231031552223 Display--DVD Staff Picks Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0780024257
  • ISBN: 9780780024250
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (125 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen.
  • Publisher: [Irvington, NY?] : Criterion Collection, [2001]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as motion picture in 1955.
Based on the play by Kaj Munk.
Special features include: New digital transfer ; deleted footage of an interview from Torben Skjødt Jensen's documentary Carl Th. Dreyer : my métier, with actress Birgitte Federspiel ; stills gallery.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, Henning Bendtsen ; editing, Edith Schusel ; music, Poul Schierbeck.
Participant or Performer Note:
Henrik Malberg, Emil Hass Christensen, Preben Lerdorff Rye, Cay Kristiansen, Birgitte Federspiel.
Summary, etc.:
A study of spiritual faith and love ; the film tells of the death of Inger in childbirth and her resurrection, a miracle that is seen as the result of human love. The film opens as a family of marshland farmers trail a seemingly mad son (Johannes) who calls himself Christ. It closes as Johannes approaches the open coffin of his sister-in-law and, at the urgings of her child, brings her back to life.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, full screen presentation.
Language Note:
Danish language soundtrack (mono) with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Munk, Kaj, 1898-1944 > Film and video adaptations.
Rural families > Denmark > Drama.
Christianity > Drama.
Miracles > Drama.
Resurrection > Drama.
Delusions > Drama.
Feature films > Denmark.
Motion pictures > Denmark.
Genre: Feature films.

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