Vredens dag

Vredens dag

Day of wrath

DVD - 2001 | Danish
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Set in the seventeenth century, this is the story of Anne, a young wife who is revolted when her husband, an elderly pastor, has an old woman burned at the stake as a witch. She tells her husband that she and his son are in love and that she wishes him dead. The pastor then dies of a stroke and Anna is accused of killing him by witchcraft.
Publisher: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2001]
Copyright Date: ©2001
ISBN: 9780780024236
Branch Call Number: DANISH DVD VREDENS
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
Language Note: In Danish with optional English subtitles


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Nov 01, 2017

Danish director Carl Theodor Dreyer's 1943 masterpiece begins as a film about seventeenth-century witch hunts in Northern Europe, but it's really a psychological thriller about the pull of evil on weak souls.

kurasawa1 Aug 10, 2012

Extraordinary - no missteps, illuminating, reverberating ending


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