Young vicar Mr. Paul arrives at the Faroe Islands to take up a benefice, and meets the young Barbara, twice married to vicars, and with both husbands laid cold in the grave. Despite the ... See full summary »

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Barbara
Helene Egelund ...
Suzanne
Trond Høvik ...
Gabriel
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Hr. Poul
Peter Hesse Overgaard ...
Hr. Wenzel
Ove Pedersen ...
Landfogden
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Lagmanden
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Sorenskriveren
Jytte Kvinesdal ...
Anna Sophie
Bodil Udsen ...
Tante Armgard
Birgitte Federspiel ...
Ellen Katrine
Hanus G. Johansen ...
Kirkegårdsgartneren
Henny Moan ...
Magdalene
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Provsten
Turpin Djurhuus ...
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Young vicar Mr. Paul arrives at the Faroe Islands to take up a benefice, and meets the young Barbara, twice married to vicars, and with both husbands laid cold in the grave. Despite the warnings of the surrounding community and his own religious scruples, he falls victim to Barbara's at once innocent and sinful charm. The appearance of the charming and gallant Andreas Heide in Thorshavn puts their love to the severest of tests. Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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Remake of Barbara - Wild wie das Meer (1961) See more »

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Theatre on film
12 April 1999 | by (Copenhagen, Denmark) – See all my reviews

This film is like a bad stage-play! It isn't cinematic at all and the plot is stiff and uninteresting. A bad case of adapting a novel and not being able to make it into a worthwhile film. The scenery, though, is nice to look at.


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