- Original title
- Running time
- 112 min.
Henning Carlsen, Peter Seeberg (Novel: Knut Hamsun)
Henning Carlsen (B&W)
Hans W. Petersen,
Co-production Denmark-Norway-Sweden; Sandrews
Drama | 19th Century
- Synopsis / Plot
- In 1890, Pontus, the starving writer, wanders the streets of Christiania, in search of love and a chance to get his work published. All he meets is defeat and suffering while his sense of reality is withering. One moment his is delighted and the next he curses everybody. All the time he manages to maintain human dignity and pride.
: Cannes Film Festival: Best Actor
: Guldbagge Awards (Sweden): Best Actor (Per Oscarsson)
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