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2,174 Ratings


Directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer
Denmark, 1955
Drama, History


Winner of the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival as well as the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film, this screen adaptation of Kaj Munk’s acclaimed play finds a family of farmers in Denmark and their struggles with their own faith.

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Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1955 | Winner: Golden Lion

National Board of Review

1957 | Winner: NBR Award

Golden Globes (USA)

1956 | Winner: Best Foreign Film

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1957 | Nominee: NYFCC Award

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