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Otte akkorder (1944)

Eight separate family dramas (uncovering many aspects of deceit) are woven together to the sound of a certain Chopin waltz.

Director:

Johan Jacobsen

Writer:

Arvid Müller
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Erling Schroeder Erling Schroeder ... Georg
Asbjørn Andersen Asbjørn Andersen ... Johannes
Buster Larsen Buster Larsen ... Bud
Peter Malberg Peter Malberg ... Spillelærer Jørgensen
Hans-Henrik Krause Hans-Henrik Krause ... Spilleelev
Bodil Kjer Bodil Kjer ... Ellen
Gunnar Lauring Gunnar Lauring ... Poul
Poul Reumert Poul Reumert ... Jørgen Svane
Katy Valentin Katy Valentin ... Agnes Svane
Poul Reichhardt ... Aksel Henriksen
Charles Wilken Charles Wilken ... Thomas
Petrine Sonne Petrine Sonne ... Kogekone Elisabeth Sørensen
Inge Hvid-Møller Inge Hvid-Møller ... Gertrud Iversen
Eyvind Johan-Svendsen Eyvind Johan-Svendsen ... Apotekeren
Ebbe Rode Ebbe Rode ... Manfred Thomsen
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Eight separate family dramas (uncovering many aspects of deceit) are woven together to the sound of a certain Chopin waltz.

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Drama | Family

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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

4 November 1944 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

8 akordia See more »

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Palladium Film See more »
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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Cavalcade of Moods
25 December 2013 | by milton-freddySee all my reviews

Johan Jacobsen made this cavalcade movie where a record with a waltz by Chopin shifts hands thereby forming a kind of continuity between eight short stories depicting love, longing and need with city people from different layers of society. This is Johan Jacobsen's first serious movie after having made nine comedies in a row, and he was still a young 32 years old director. The episodes are uneven and some of them are a bit mechanical, but the actors perform above their usual standard. Perhaps the best episode is the sailor Gunnar Lauring meeting the house maid Bodil Kjer hitting honest and sincere notes on falling in love, but you also find whimsical moments from Petrine Sonne and film noir like aspects from Eyvind Johan-Svendsen and Inge Hvid-Møller. Poul Reumert, Poul Reichhardt and Ib Schønberg has also noteworthy contributions in this outstanding compilation movie.


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