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Husmandstøsen (1952)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Grethe Thordahl Grethe Thordahl ... Helga
Ib Schønberg ... Sorte Niels
Maria Garland Maria Garland ... Helgas mor Birthe
Jakob Nielsen Jakob Nielsen ... Helgas far Karl
Johannes Meyer ... Søren Torpegaard
Helga Frier Helga Frier ... Ingeborg Torpegaard
Poul Reichhardt ... Gudmund Torpegaard
Sigurd Langberg Sigurd Langberg ... Lars Storgaard
Ebba Thoman Ebba Thoman ... Maria Storgaard
Nina Pens Rode Nina Pens Rode ... Hildur Storgaard
Ernst Bruun Olsen Ernst Bruun Olsen ... Johan Storgaard
Jørn Jeppesen Jørn Jeppesen ... Per Mortensen
Signi Grenness Signi Grenness ... Jensine Mortensen
Svend Methling Svend Methling ... Herredsfogeden
Einar Juhl Einar Juhl ... Herredsfogedens fuldmægtig

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Profound religious conviction
25 December 2013 | by milton-freddySee all my reviews

The community displayed in this film is a township far in the province where the belief in God still is very important. This is demonstrated in a lawsuit where the pretty house maid Helga acts out true to her belief and speaks on behalf of her counterpart. There is symbolic drama of high tension in this figure, and it is noteworthy that director Alice O'Fredericks dare to take up this theme, for her curriculum of films lies within the comedy genre. Still, this is one of her best films, the subject matter presented with distinction and conviction. It takes determination to present a religious motive so uncompromising and it claims respect. The supporting cast reflect more nuanced characters than usual in the films of the period, and even Poul Reichhardt manages to distance himself from his usual role and comes across with strength and willpower. This became the last attempt from the director to accomplish something deeper than the usual genre comedies and family films.


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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

22 September 1952 (Denmark) See more »

Filming Locations:

Hjallerup, Jylland, Denmark

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ASA Film See more »
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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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