When grand ambitions meet the harsh realities of filmmaking
A famous correspondence about 'Leaves from Satan’s Book'
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The biography of the film director. Eight articles about Carl Th. Dreyer as aviator, journalist, script consultant and cinema manager. See also the bibliography and read about The Dreyer Award.
Dreyer is known for his meticulous research and his eye for detail. In four articles Dreyer's working methods are discussed by film professionals, who have worked closely with him. The accusations implying that Dreyer was a sadistic director are amplified in a longer article.
Where did Dreyer's interest lie? What themes and subjects did he place under his magnifying glass? Articles about Dreyer's conception of Christ and his engagement in the Jewish question. Read also about what significance 'Gertrud' has for women today and about Dreyer and Lars von Trier.
All about Dreyer's films
A complete overview of Dreyer’s work in film. Entries on individual films feature a introduction, credits, stills, poster, film programme, and script. In addition to plot summaries, you can read about the films’ production and reception, the sources of Dreyer’s adaptations and other background information.Read more