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by Carl Th. Dreyer
In Danish with no subtitles (English synopsis available), 1955, 132 min, 35mm, b&w
An existential morality essay by the master of the long take, in which a man who believes he is Jesus Christ soon begins to convince those around him. Based on the play by Kaj Munk, ORDET is a meditation on faith and fanaticism.