Saturday, August 11, 2007

Carl Theodor Dreyer (1889-1968)

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Nothing in the world can be compared to the human face. It is a land one can never tire of exploring. There is no greater experience in a studio than to witness the expression of a sensitive face under the mysterious power of inspiration. To see it animated from inside, and turning into poetry.


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Danish film director. Considered a fanatical perfectionist.

His films are typically slow, intense studies of human psychology, usually of people undergoing extreme personal or religious crises.

His films include: Vredens dag (1943); Passion de Jeanne d'Arc, La (1928); Ordet (1955); De naede faergen (1948); Du skal aere din hustru (1925); Gertrud (1964) and Vampyr - Der Traum des Allan Grey (1932). [Adapted from IMDb]

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