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The Phantom Carriage ()

Körkarlen (original title)
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On New Year's Eve, the driver of a ghostly carriage forces a drunken man to reflect on his selfish, wasted life.

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David Holm
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Mrs. Holm
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Georges
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Concordia Selander ...
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Lisa Lundholm ...
Maria
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Gustafsson
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David's Brother
Olof Ås ...
Driver
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Prison Chaplain
Simon Lindstrand ...
David's Companion
Nils Elffors ...
David's Companion
Algot Gunnarsson ...
Worker
Hildur Lithman ...
Worker's Wife
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Police Constable
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Man at the Inn (uncredited)
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Young Man (uncredited)
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Tuberculosis Patient (uncredited)
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Salvation Army Soldier (uncredited)
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Gambler (uncredited)
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Waitress (uncredited)
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Waitress (uncredited)
Carl Harald ...
Man at the Inn (uncredited)
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Salvation Army Soldier (uncredited)
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Young Man (uncredited)
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Waitress (uncredited)

Directed by

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Victor Sjöström

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Selma Lagerlöf ... (novel)
 
Victor Sjöström ... ()

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Charles Magnusson ... producer (uncredited)

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Julius Jaenzon ... (as J. Julius)

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Eugen Hellman ... color timer: negative cutter (as Eugén Hellmann)

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Alexander Bako ... (uncredited)
Axel Esbensen ... (uncredited)

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Arthur Engborg ... assistant director (uncredited)

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Carl-Axel Söderström ... assistant camera

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Eric Westberg ... music arrangement: orchestra leader (uncredited)
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Plot Summary

It's New Year's Eve. Three drunkards evoke a legend. The legend tells that the last person to die in a year, if he is a great sinner, will have to drive during the whole year the Phantom Chariot, the one that picks up the souls of the dead... David Holm, one of the three drunkards, dies at the last stroke of midnight... Written by Yepok

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Also Known As
  • The Phantom Carriage (United States)
  • The Phantom Carriage (World-wide, English title)
  • La charrette fantôme (France)
  • Der Fuhrmann des Todes (Germany)
  • La carreta fantasma (Spain)
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  • 100 min
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Trivia Ingmar Bergman watched this film at least once every summer, either alone or in the company of younger people. He also stated that this film, to him, was once "the film of all films", and that it was a main influence on his own work. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Ved den danske films vugge (1941). See more »
Quotes Georges: You know, David, if I could send a message to mankind, I would send them a New Year's greeting. I would like them to dwell on a single New Year's prayer: 'Lord, please let my soul come to maturity before it is reaped.'
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