Ordet (The Word)
- Original title
- Running time
- 125 min.
Carl Theodor Dreyer
Carl Theodor Dreyer (Play: Kaj Munk)
Henning Bendsten (B&W)
Emil Hass Christensen,
Preben Lerdorff Rye,
Drama | Religion. 1920s. Small Town Life (Non-North American). Remake. Cult Movie
- Synopsis / Plot
- In a conservative, super-pious Danish town, the widower Morten Borgen -- the father of three boys -- cuts against the grain of the community with his constant heretical doubt. One of his sons, Mikkel Borgen, is entangled in an interfaith romance with a fundamentalist's daughter, while the second, Anders Borgen, is an agnostic, and the third, Johannes Borgen believes that he actually is Jesus Christ -- a conviction ridiculed by almost everyone as pure insanity.
: Golden Globes: Best Foreign Picture
: Venice: Golden Lion - Best Film
: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Foreign Lenguage Film
: National Board of Review: Top Best Foreign Language Films
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