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The Outlaw and His Wife (1918)

Berg-Ejvind och hans hustru (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 1 January 1918 (Sweden)
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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Victor Sjöström
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Victor Sjöström ... Outlaw / Kári
Edith Erastoff ... Halla the Widow
John Ekman ... Arnes the Immigrant Worker
Nils Aréhn ... Bailiff Björn Bergstéinsson, Halla's Brother-in-law
Jenny Tschernichin-Larsson ... Gudfinna, Halla's Farm Worker
William Larsson William Larsson ... Bjarni Sveinbjörnsson
Artur Rolén ... Halla's Farm Worker
Sigurd Wallén ... Halla's Farm Worker Who Denounces the Outlaw
Emil Fjellström ... Churchgoer
Hildur Carlberg ... Churchgoer
Edith Wallén Edith Wallén ... Halla's Farm Worker
Harald Wehlnor Harald Wehlnor ... Halla's Farm Worker
Thure Holm Thure Holm ... Priest Robbed by the Outlaw
Gucken Cederborg ... Halla's Farm Worker
Nils Elffors Nils Elffors ... Björn Bergstéinsson's Farm Worker
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Storyline

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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Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Sweden

Release Date:

1 January 1918 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

You and I See more »

Filming Locations:

Nuolja, Abisko, Sweden See more »

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Budget:

SEK100,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

| (2013 restoration)

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This film has a 100% rating based on 5 critic reviews on Rotten Tomatoes. See more »

Quotes

Halla: I do not want to cry. It is absurd to cry!
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Alternate Versions

Turner Classic Movies has shown on TV a restored version copyrighted in 1968 by Svenska Filminstitutet (The Swedish Film Instute). The restoration credits are in Swedish, but some of the original cast and crew credits are in English. All intertitles are in English and the film runs 73 minutes. See more »

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Referenced in The Image Makers (2000) See more »

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Karelia, op 11
Composed by Jean Sibelius (1893)
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Quite well made....and I could have sworn it was Iceland!
24 May 2011 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

It's hard to imagine, but only a few years before this film debuted, most films were only a few minutes long. And, full-length films really were a pretty new thing. So, to see a long, complex and cinematic film like "You and I" shows just how far the industry had grown. Victor Sjöström plays a man who is on the run from the law. Years earlier, he'd been sent to prison for stealing a sheep to feed his family and he'd eventually broken out of a tiny make-shift prison in Iceland. The film picks up when he's on the run in the interior of the country--looking for work and hoping no one recognizes him. In the process, a woman takes him in to work on her farm and eventually the two fall in love....at about the time the law shows up to claim him. The two run off together and live in the inhospitable wilds for the next 17 years (yikes). Exactly what happens is something you'll just need to see for yourself--but it does have some nice surprises.

The film is well worth seeing mostly for the nice acting and cinematography. Interestingly, in addition to starring in the film, Sjöström directed and co-wrote this film--and the look of the film can clearly be attributed to him. I also appreciate how he was able to recreate the look of Iceland nicely by apparently filming in the middle of no where AND in pretty inhospitable weather. A very good film--and it has some nice things to say about crime and punishment.


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