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The three sons of devout Danish farmer Morten have widely disparate religious beliefs. Youngest son Anders shares his father's religion, but eldest son Mikkel has lost his faith, while middle child Johannes has become delusional and proclaims that he is Jesus Christ himself. When Mikkel's wife, Inger goes into a difficult childbirth, everyone's beliefs are put to the test.

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Directed by

Carl Theodor Dreyer

Written by

Carl Theodor Dreyer (Screenplay)
Kaj Munk (Story)

Runtime

125 minutes

Country

Denmark

Language

Danish

Tagline

A Legend for Today

Cast

Keywords

religion faith independent film pregnant wife religious fundamentalist

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