Praesidenten (1919)

This convoluted, flashback-filled melodrama, the first film of director Carl Dreyer, introduces Karl Victor von Sendlingen (Halvard Hoff), President of the Court in his Danish town, as a man haunted by his oath to his father (Elith Pio),… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: February 1, 1919
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Dennis Schwartz
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A melancholy melodrama.

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Fernando F. Croce

Dreyer's first film is a painterly tale of sins repeated and injustices perpetuated

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