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Classici fuori Mostra - Vredens Dag (Day of Wrath)

(Day of Wrath)
by Carl Theodor Dreyer
with Thorkild Roose, Lisbeth Movin, Sigrid Neiiendam, Preben Lerdorff Rye
Denmark, 1943
Restored by Danish Film Institute
Introduction by Carmelo Marabello


Screening in original language with subtitles in Italian.

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“Stylistically sophisticated in its majesty (Dreyer: “It’s not the editing that is slow, but the movement of the action. Tension is created in the calm”), psychologically rich and an expert historic re-enactment,  it is a high point in Dreyer’s career and in the history of cinema. For the Danish director – apart from any interpretation one might give – the most terrifying musical sequence in the Christian liturgy becomes a hymn to life and freedom against fanaticism, intolerance and the spiritual blindness of men”. (Morando Morandini)


“The subject is religion and the style is chaste, but Dreyer’s drama is actually a sacrilegious paean to pleasure. (…) Furious passions burst through the film’s quiet sobriety: a shot in which Anne, gliding wordlessly, ensnares Martin in her gaze has the force of the Dance of the Seven Veils. Dreyer’s impious, anarchic drama, a cry of rage at abusive authority—whether political, familial, religious, or moral—celebrates erotic love as the natural order of things”. (Richard Brody)

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