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Ild og jord (1955)

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Preben Lerdorff Rye Preben Lerdorff Rye ... Martin
Inge Hvid-Møller Inge Hvid-Møller ... Ellen
Viveka Segerskog Viveka Segerskog ... Ulla
Jakob Nielsen Jakob Nielsen ... Andreas 'Gamlefar'
Jørgen Reenberg Jørgen Reenberg ... Lærervikar Jan Eriksen
Palle Huld Palle Huld ... Fodermester Steen
Buster Larsen Buster Larsen ... Gårdskarl Knud
Aage Winther-Jørgensen Aage Winther-Jørgensen ... Gårdskarl Arne
Holger Boland Holger Boland ... Postbud Niels
Miskow Makwarth Miskow Makwarth ... Landsbyskolelærer
Knud Hallest Knud Hallest ... Læge
Peter Elnegaard Peter Elnegaard ... Anton
Knud Hilding Knud Hilding ... Svendsen, læge
Børge Møller Grimstrup Børge Møller Grimstrup ... Gæst i forsamlingshuset
Hans Egede Budtz Hans Egede Budtz
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Drama

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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

16 February 1955 (Denmark) See more »

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Palladium Productions See more »
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Mono
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Excellent movie
17 December 2013 | by milton-freddySee all my reviews

I have to write this, since this movie has been misjudged by established movie critics. True, there are no classical movie star performances and the director only made this one film. What makes it stand out, seen from our day is the honest presentation of truthful country life and drama in the fifties in Denmark. I know, since I grew up in that decade in the countryside. Filmproduction then were more or less broad comedies or overexposed dramas, as the acclaimed 'Ordet' where Preben Lerdorff-Rye had a more melodramatic version of that same role, admittedly this being a well executed movie from Carl Th. Dreyer. I came across this film by chance and chose to see it because of the contemporary view of the rural landscape of my childhood, and I was pleasantly surprised by noticing, that the drama was delivered in such a trustworthy fashion, contradictory to what you were usually offered in Danish films from that time. A most recommendable picture in every respect.


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