Cover image for Ordet
Title:
Ordet
Author:
Dreyer, Carl Theodor, 1889-1968.
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
[Irvington, NY?] : Criterion Collection, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (125 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
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.
General Note:
Originally produced as motion picture in 1955.

Special features: Stills gallery.

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.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
Danish
ISBN:
9780780024250
Format :
DVD

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