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The Outlaw and His Wife (1918)

Berg-Ejvind och hans hustru (original title)
A stranger comes to work at widow Halla's farm. Halla and the stranger fall in love, but when he is revealed as Eyvind, an escaped thief forced into crime by his family's starvation, they ... See full summary »

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A stranger comes to work at widow Halla's farm. Halla and the stranger fall in love, but when he is revealed as Eyvind, an escaped thief forced into crime by his family's starvation, they flee and become two of the many outlaws of Iceland's mountains. Written by Erik Gregersen <erik@astro.as.utexas.edu>

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1 January 1918 (Sweden)  »

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SEK 100,000 (estimated)
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Star Edith Erastoff was pregnant with daughter Guje Lagerwall while making this movie. Guje was born shortly after the film's New Years Day premiere. See more »

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Featured in Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood (1995) See more »

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Described as the most beautiful picture in the world.
21 January 1999 | by (Umeå) – See all my reviews

This film was Victor Sjöströms international break-through and it's not hard to understand why. It wasn't the first time Sjöström had used the wild and unpredictable nature as an illustrator or commentator, but this time the scenery and the acting was in the same level of quality. A wonderful piece of art.


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