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Två människor (1945)

Set entirely in one room, an innocent young man is accused of plagiarizing the work of an old professor. Later, he will be blamed for the professor's murder.

Director:

Carl Theodor Dreyer (as Carl Th. Dreyer)

Writers:

W.O. Somin (play), Herbert Grevenius (dialogue translation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

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Wanda Rothgardt ... Marianne Lundell
Georg Rydeberg ... Arne Lundell
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Set entirely in one room, an innocent young man is accused of plagiarizing the work of an old professor. Later, he will be blamed for the professor's murder.

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

23 March 1945 (Sweden) See more »

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Two People See more »

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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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After its premiere was a complete failure, this feature film was disowned by its director, Carl Theodor Dreyer, who later refused to acknowledge its existence. It rarely appears in Dreyer filmographies or retrospectives, and is not typically discussed by critics (few of whom have seen it). See more »

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Version of Grande Teatro Tupi: O Atentado (1951) See more »

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Surprised
10 June 2013 | by aitorluceronSee all my reviews

Carl Theodor Dreyer has spoiled us with his films. After seeing Ordet, Gertrud, Vampyr, La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc and Dies Irae I don't expected this great surprise.

Tva manniskor is a film Dreyer make ten years before Ordet and it has much to do. The film is developed in just 73 minutes and what catches my attention is that all time the action happens in 4 walls. Maybe two decorated: The Lundell's lounge and the bedroom.

Like I said before, I'm surprised as a movie like that is going trapping with its plot, that is simple but at the same time involves multiple edges and secret relations. What I like about the movie is the long shots that Dreyer do of the two lovers looking ahead and talking about love and death. These long shots finish with kisses with lots of love and often the camera forward movements as we will see in Ordet, where the camera gives a twist around the characters and is enveloping them.

I liked this film and I advise people see it. The final is very surprising.


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