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42 Ratings

The Danish Village Church


Directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer
Denmark, 1947
Short, Documentary


The history of Danish country church architecture is told by showing scenes of how the church was used by the congregation, beginning with the celebration of mass in a small and simple wooden church 800 years ago, and ending with the congregation singing in a village church of to-day.

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The Danish Village Church Directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1948 | Winner: International Award - Short Film

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