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Ordet (1943)

A drama about mental disease, faith and doubt.

Director:

Gustaf Molander

Writers:

Kaj Munk (play), Rune Lindström
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Victor Sjöström ... Knut Borg Sr.
Holger Löwenadler ... Knut
Rune Lindström ... Johannes
Stig Olin ... Anders
Wanda Rothgardt ... Inger
Gunn Wållgren ... Kristina
Inga Landgré ... Ester
Ludde Gentzel ... Petter
Torsten Hillberg ... Dr. Bergman
Olle Hilding Olle Hilding ... Brandeus
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A drama about mental disease, faith and doubt.

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Drama

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

26 December 1943 (Sweden) See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Great Movie
27 September 2004 | by inilopezSee all my reviews

First, I must say I don't write in English very well. I study English, a little bit, in the school. I speak and write usually in Spanish and Basque. Well, I think this is one of the best movies I've ever seen. Johannes is a magnificent character and two scenes with Johannes and his nephew, talking about nephew's mother... are great. The story is about life, dead, love, faith and a lot of "people's problems" At the end, is a story about the meaning of life. I like movies. Love stories, westerns, "film noir", adventures films... but occasionally you can see a movie like this that makes you love this art too much. You're not seeing a film, you're living the film. Wonderful. Absolutely wonderful.


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