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Formally and politically decades ahead of its time, Carl Dreyer's wonderful silent Danish comedy (1925), his first substantial commercial success outside Scandinavia, recounts what happens when a working-class wife and mother, prompted by an elderly nurse, walks out on her tyrannical and demanding husband, who then has to fend for himself. Restricted mainly to interiors, Dreyer's masterful mise en scene works wonders with the domestic space, and his script and dialogue make the most of his feminist theme. 110 min.

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