Sult (Hunger)
Sult (Hunger) (1966)

Set in the late 1800s, Hunger is about a struggling, starving Norwegian writer (Per Oscarsson) who rejects charity, even though he lives penniless in the streets, because he believes in the strength of his talent. Oscarsson won the Best… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 11, 1966
DVD Release Date: August 22, 2006
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Best of all is the carefully layered lead performance by Per Oscarsson.

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Fernando F. Croce
Slant Magazine

Henning Carlsen's version of Knut Hamsun's novel plays out accordingly as harrowing tragedy of disintegration and grim comedy of intransigence.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The haunting characterization by Oscarsson is what gives this tale of misery its muscle and rawness.

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Arash Xak
Brilliant depiction of wandering & hunger, Oscarsson is stunning