A man and a woman on a motorcycle arrive with a ferry to Assens. They want to catch the next ferry in Nyborg, on the other side of the island, but this ferry will leave in three quarters of... See full summary »
Victor Frandsen is a domestic tyrant. His wife Ida has to work as a slave for him and the rest of the family. She rises early to prepare everything for the day, she toils all day long, and ... See full summary »
Carl Theodor Dreyer
A young man is elected by a small village to be its parson. As part of his duties, he is required to marry the widow of the parson before him. This poses two problems--first, the widow is ... See full summary »
The Mothers' Aid is a state-funded institution with branches all over Denmark. Erna, a young pregnant woman, has asked a doctor to carry out an abortion, but instead he advised her to go to... See full summary »
"The Castle Within the Castle" is an 8-minute documentary movie from over 60 years ago and it is exactly about what the title says. The only reason I think this is somewhat known is because of its director. Carl Theodor Dreyer made this in the final years of his career and when people say that architecture may only really be for old people and they are the ones who usually have an interest in it, this may also apply to Dreyer. He is among the most known directors of all time from Denmark and Scandinavia. However, this is not a great film by him I must say. It bay be a good watch for those who really care about architecture, but the rest really does not need to check out this black-and-white documentary. Just too specific to be interesting. Not recommended.
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