Lena is a young vivacious and outgoing woman with an older husband and a lover who she gave in to after repeated requests. But when the husband falls seriously ill, Lena decides to break off the relationship.
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PLS NOTE these 3 stars are out of profound love for Asta Nielsen and her costume selections and face and hair and radiant presence. And the studio set, which is lovely. But! The pacing drraagggs, and the story... Asta cheats on ancient hubby w someone even less appealing, and her decisions only become more incomprehensible from there on, based on a moral logic that can't have made more sense in 1919 than it does now.