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382 Ratings



Directed by Henning Carlsen
Denmark, Norway, 1966


In 1890, Pontus, a starving writer, wanders the streets of Christiania in search of love and a chance to get his work published. Based on an acclaimed novel by Nobel Laureate Knut Hamsun.

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Hunger Directed by Henning Carlsen

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1966 | Winner: Best Actor

National Board of Review

1969 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards

1969 | Winner: Best Actor

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