Besættelse

Besættelse (English: Possession) is a 1944 Danish film noir directed by Bodil Ipsen and starring Johannes Meyer and Berthe Qvistgaard. Based upon a novel by Hans Severinsen, the film is a dark psychological drama about an aging businessman whose erotic obsession with a cynical young woman leads to his eventual downfall.[1]

Besættelse
Besættelse.jpg
Cover of the Danish DVD
Directed byBodil Ipsen
Written byFleming Lynge
Hans Severinsen (novel)
Starring
CinematographyValdemar Christensen
Edited byValdemar Christensen
Music byErik Fiehn
Distributed byNordisk Film
Release date
1944
Running time
83 min
CountryDenmark
LanguageDanish

CastEdit

Actor Role
Johannes Meyer Draper Jens Steen
Berthe Qvistgaard Else Petersen
Aage Fønss Merchant Thygesen
Poul Reichhardt Aage Thygesen
Thorkil Lauritzen Landbetjent Hermannsen
Aage Redal parish bailiff
Peter Nielsen lawyer
Rasmus Christiansen Røgter
Vera Gebuhr Hotel maid
Alma Olander Dam Willumsen Mrs. Steen (as Alma Olander Dam)
Jesper Gottschalch
Karl Jørgensen Traveling salesman

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jørholt, Eva: 100 Års Dansk Film, p. 131. Rosinante (2001).

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