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simonewienecke De her to, ja jeg ved snart ikke..... #kærlighed #det #er #ordet @marc_callesen @mouritsen93 2h

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ylvaleelindell Idag kom det ett välkomstpaket från författarförbundet. Jag gillar texten( den gröna) skarpt och den är synnerligen passande att trycka upp på en sån fin kasse som kom i just detta paket. Ordet är fritt- inte gratis#författare #författarbestyr #författarförbundet#ordet#fritt#graris#paket 1d

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danielf_spam Livet er som en bannan de e longt og godt #HalaMadrid #Coyg #ggmu #ordet #justinbieber 3d

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goomyjoyas Anillo volume cuore realizado a mano en plata de ley y resina ecológica. Pedido para Francia volume cuore ring handmade. Sterling silver and ecologic resin. Order to France #ring #anillo #corazon #cor #cuore #heart ##igersjewels #igersbarcelona #igersbcn #silver #ecologic #handmade #fetama #barcelona #photooftheday #igersfashion #instabarcelona #ordet #france #merci #instafrance 4d

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sannajson Igår var digg. - idag, inte lika mycket. #bakis #är #ordet 5d

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scamaitch #CAMH Formerly #Archway #Clinic now the "somewhat" #dumbeddown #STALAG #WEST. Your One-Stop #Community #Treatment #Ordet Fulfillment Centre. #Intensive & #Assertive - O, VERY! But NOT a #freshair #zone. #Darknesstolight! 6d

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linuswarn Tonight's film is 'Ordet' [1955] by Carl Th. Dreyer. #bfi #bluray #ordet #danishcinema #carltheodordreyer #dreyer 1w

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victorvonfrankenstein When Carl Theodor Dreyer made Ordet (The Word) in 1955, he predicted that long takes in filmmaking were the future.
Indeed, aside from the beginning and end where cuts are made in regularly timed intervals, this movie is full of long takes of 5-10 minutes with slow camera movements and static cinematography.

It's hard to say which is his most influential film so far as they've all been really good—The Passion of Joan of Arc is undoubtedly the most beloved of his movies and with good reason—but perhaps Ordet is based purely on the cinematography used here but also the stripped down style of dialogue where people only speak when they've got something worth saying and even then, it's kept to the bare essentials.
That's not to say the movie doesn't feature much dialogue. There's plenty of it. It's just never used excessively as with most Hollywood films of the period where characters never shut up and everything is exciting for fear that the audience will get bored. There's a very good chance you'll get bored while watching Ordet.

If the "slow cinema" style doesn't make it hard enough for people without patience to sit through, the subject matter might do it. The movie is about faith. This is a heavily religious movie.

Ordet concerns a family, the head of which is Morten, an old man and the father and grandfather of most of the other members of the house hold. They live on a farm where their view of Christianity is to embrace life and be joyous.
Apparently at the time this form of Christianity wasn't yet popular as down in town their views are much bleaker where they look forward to death because they believe there's a place waiting for them in heaven.
Among the 3 sons of Morten is Johannes, a man who believes he's Jesus Christ and wonders around talking softly and moving a little unusually. He's a source of shame for the family but they love him. There's also Mikkel, he's a good man with a beautiful, warm and hard working wife named Inger. They have two daughters. Mikkel has no faith but Inger does. She loves him because he's a great person and his lack of faith doesn't come between them. {Read comments for the rest of my review!}
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  •   victorvonfrankenstein @thefilmsiveseen both excellent movies. The others I've seen are worth checking out too. Vampyr is creepy but there's a lot of instances where we have a book page on the screen and have to read it while the character reads the book. There's too many of these shots and they go on too long. It's boring and bogs down an otherwise great early horror film. The others you can read my opinions in recent reviews. Only "Gertrud"—his final film—to go. I've only seen Pickpocket from Bresson and I loved it, though I don't think I've seen so much looking down at the ground in one film before lol 1w
  •   thefilmsiveseen I really do want to see Vampyr, despite the flaws I've heard about it, and Master of the House. And that's a good observation about Pickpocket lol. That's my least favorite of his that I've seen, although it was still good. Au Hasard Balthazar is by far my favorite Bresson. It's moving in a way that few films have accomplished. A Man Escaped is a really great study of intricate movements and subtlety in film. 1w
  •   victorvonfrankenstein @thefilmsiveseen oh you definitely should. It's worth seeing for what's great about it. Master of the house was a good watch. I didn't find it particularly flawed and considering Dreyer was telling men in the 20's it's not okay to be a tyrant of the house and that their wives should be appreciated, I'd say it's more forward thinking than Vampyr which suffers due to those lingering shots of book pages. My mistake, I've actually seen Mouchette which I thought was great too. Bressons obsession with hands, man! He has them shot in such a brilliant way where they effectively help tell the story. 1w
  •   thefilmsiveseen Mouchette is on my watch list and has been for a long time. It's supposed to be a "sister piece" to Balthazar. I'll probably pick up that and some Dreyer during Criterion's half-off sale this summer. 1w
  •   victorvonfrankenstein @thefilmsiveseen I'd wait. Both have recently been restored and criterion might release them in the near future on blu-ray. I have the artificial eye blu-ray of Mouchette (can be bought for about £7.5 including shipping from base.com if you are region free) which looks quite nice and last I heard they've got Balthazar in the works. It was meant to be released months ago but might've been cancelled. I don't know. 1w
  •   golden_age_ Need to check this out. I love long, slow, "boring" movies. 1w
  •   victorvonfrankenstein @golden_age_ I love them too. Definitely check out Ordet. It's fantastic. 1w
  •   crtv.amigo About your comment, no it wouldnt fit. He wasnt a dick. 1w

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victorvonfrankenstein Now that I've finished my Ingmar Bergman box set, I think it's time for something light. 2w

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isabellskarstad #første #ordet #Hade #vinke #lillekjæresten Burde kanskje ta hintet, når det første den lille luringen vår sier er "Hade" ? 3w

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