A film by Carl Theodor DREYER

Cast : Emil Hass CHRISTENSEN,

1955 / Danemark / 126’ / Noir & blanc / status : completed / Danois / General Audience / long feature-film / All Rights / French and International catalog

In 1930, in a village in Jutland. Morten Borgen farms his land with the help of his three sons. The eldest, Mikkel, is married and his wife Inger is about to give birth. Johannes, the second one, is an enlightened man who thinks he is Christ and goes around the countryside prophesying. prophesying. Anders, the youngest, is in love with Anne, but his father opposes their union because of religious quarrels…



“A film that helps me to live”

Martin Scorcese