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Sult

Henning Carlsen Denmark, 1966

Dodd Alley's rating of the film Hunger

It's terrific to discover a treasure such as this. "Hunger" not only refers to the need for nourishment, but the yearning and lust for the finer things in life. Our main character is a man putting on appearances for the sake of social class acceptance or even love. Per Oscarsson plays this part to perfection as a dreamer grasping at air.