Screening

What is Film? Program 11

Oct 8 2019
Augustinerstraße 1
Vienna 1010
19:00
10,50 non-members / 6,- members
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
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Carl Theodor Dreyer Vredens Dag (Day of Wrath) 1943, 35mm, 97 min in Danish a German synopsis available

In a Danish village in the early 1600s, a young woman named Anne (Lisbeth Movin), whose mother was thought to be a witch, develops sympathy toward an old woman, Marte, who is accused of witchcraft. The intervention of Anne's older but kindly husband, Pastor Absalon (Thorkild Roose) saved her mother -- but now, urged on by his overbearing mother, he refuses to help Marte. When Absalon's son returns home and is attracted to Anne, it's a matter of time before her family destiny catches up with her.

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