Product DetailsDay of Wrath The young wife of an older pastor falls in love with her stepson when he returns to their small seventeenth-century village, where stepping outside the bounds of the village’s harsh moral code has disastrous results. Carl Dreyer’s Day of Wrath remains an intense, unforgettable experience. Ordet In Carl Dreyer’s Ordet, a farmer’s family is torn apart by faith, sanctity, and love—one child believes he’s Jesus Christ, a second proclaims himself agnostic, and the third falls in love with a fundamentalist’s daughter. Gertrud Carl Dreyer’s last film is a meditation on tragedy, individual will, and the refusal to compromise. A woman leaves her unfulfilling marriage and embarks on a search for ideal love—but neither a passionate affair with a younger man nor the return of an old romance can provide the answer she seeks. Carl Th. Dreyer—My Metier Torben Skjødt Jensen 1995 Torben Skjødt Jensen’s elegant documentary is a collage of memories and reflections on one of cinema’s greatest directors. Visually rich and densely layered, Carl Th. Dreyer—My Metier illuminates an artist too little understood and too important to overlook.
Store CommentsSpecial Features * New digital transfers of all the films, supervised by Gertrud cinematographer Henning Bendtsen * Interview footage with cast members from Day of Wrath, Ordet, and Gertrud * Archival footage of Dreyer during the production of Gertrud * Interviews with Dreyer cinematographers Henning Bendtsen and Jørgen Roos * A 22-page booklet, including a reprint of Dreyer’s essay “Thoughts on My Métier” * An extensive essay by Dreyer scholar Edvin Kau * Stills galleries accompanying each film * Gertrud enhanced for 16×9 televisions
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