Adaptation · Criterion Collection · Denmark · Drama · Silent Film

#706 Master of the House (1925)

#706 Master of the House 1925 // Denmark // Carl Th. Dreyer Criterion Collection (LINK) Danish filmmaker Carl Theodor Dreyer, best remembered for the masterpieces namely The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928), Vampyr (1932) and Ordet (1955), had begun working in film industry ever since the early 1910s. Master of the House, Dreyer’s earliest work that is included in… Continue reading #706 Master of the House (1925)

Criterion Collection · Denmark · Horror · Silent Film

#134 Häxan (1922)

#134 Häxan 1922 // Denmark // Benjamin Christensen Criterion Release Date: 16 Oct 2001 (LINK) Häxan is such a peculiar and ingenious work that was way ahead of its time when released in 1922.Composed of a mixture of genres, ranging from educational and documentary footage to fictionalized or factual reenactments, Danish filmmaker Benjamin Christensen exhibited his persuasive and insightful perspective… Continue reading #134 Häxan (1922)