Set in the late fifties in Denmark the poor junk yard assistant Harry inherits some money. Read More »
Tag Archives: Ebbe Rode
This sombre drama qualifies to be a true film noir. The atmosphere is sinister and depressing, and the performances are resigned and tragic. Read More »
Afsporet / Derailed (1942) Bodil Ipsen, Lau Lauritzen, Illona Wieselmann, Ebbe Rode, Poul Reumert, Crime, Drama, Romance, Film-Noir
“Afsporet” (Derailed) focuses on the intense erotic relationship between a rich woman suffering from amnesia and petty thief on probation entangled with organized crime. Read More »
In the elegant world of artists and musicians, Gertrud ends her marriage to Gustav and takes a lover, the composer Erland Jansson. When he also fails to live up to her idealistic standards, she leaves him and imposes on herself a kind of exile of the heart. In flashbacks and in conversations laced with memories, we also learn of her affair with Gabriel, who still wishes she would go off with him, and we learn of her adolescence, with its early expression of her isolating ideal of absolute love.
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