Criticker.com uses cookies to recognize visitors and provide a better experience. Learn more about how we use cookies in our privacy policy. By continuing to use the site, or by pressing agree, you are giving your consent to our use of cookies.
login | register
0 film ratings
Carl Theodor Dreyer
portrait

Date of Birth: Feb 3, 1889

Country: Denmark

Biography: Considered by many to be one of history's greatest directors, Denmark's Carl Theodor Dreyer is most well known for 1932's The Passion of Joan of Arc. His beautifully-shot films tend to concentrate on the human condition, and stand out for their simplicity and intelligence.

Total Titles at Criticker: 26 - You've Seen 0

Picture submitted by CCLZA

Find more information about Carl Theodor Dreyer at The Internet Movie Database

Edit Biography

Titles You Haven't Rated: Writer (22) | Director (21) | Actor (2)
Ordered by Year | PSI
Medea (1988)
Medea (1988) - TV Movie
A shocking look into the disturbed mind of a woman who has been scorned and left. Medea's revenge is horrible but never unbelievable. She does what every sane person would do, when deprived of all that she loves.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Carl Th. Dreyer (1966)
At the world premiere of "Gertrud" in Paris, December 1964, Dreyer is greeted by many celebrities of the French cinema: Clouzot, Langlois, Truffaut, Godard, Anna Karina. Afterwards Dreyer delivers short comments on the style of each of his films. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Gertrud (1964)
In the elegant world of artists and musicians, Gertrud ends her marriage to Gustav and takes a lover, the composer Erland Jansson (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Castle Within the Castle (1955)
The castle of Krogen, built c. 1420, is inside the later castle of Kronborg. Reconstruction of Kronborg gave a chance to study early castles. Models of both are shown. (ftvdb.bfi.org.uk)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Ordet (1955)
It is set among the peasants in West Jutland, and poses the question of whether miracles are possible (kirjasto.sci.fi)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Storstrømsbroen (1950)
A short documentary on Storstom Bridge in Denmark.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Thorvaldsen (1949)
Thorvaldsen (1949) - Short Film
Short about the famous Danish sculptor
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
They Caught the Ferry (1948)
This short movie is meant as a propaganda against fast driving. In 1948 there where no speed limits in Denmark (and only few motor vehicles) but it began to be a problem. The movie tells about a young couple driving on a motorbike to reach the ferry. But death is out after them, as a truck driver on the road. The question is if they will make the ferry, have an appointment with death or both? (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Kampen mod kræften (1947)
A Danish PSA urging people to see the doctor before it's too late to cure their cancer.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Landsbykirken (1947)
The history of Danish country church architecture is told by showing scenes of how the church was used by the congregation, beginning with the celebration of mass in a small and simple wooden church 800 years ago, and ending with the congregation singing in a village church of to-day. (MUBI)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Två människor (1945)
Two People is set in contemporary Stockholm. From a montage of newspaper headlines and close-ups of chemical instruments we learn that a young researcher, Arne Lundell, has been accused of plagiarising an older rival, Professor Sander. The rest of the film takes place in Lundell's apartment; he and his wife, Marianne, are the only characters. (carlthdreyer.dk)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Day of Wrath (1943)
In a 17th-century Danish village, an old woman is accused of witchcraft. In the shadow of her flight, capture, confession, and burning at the stake, the young wife of the town's aging pastor falls in love with the pastor's son (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Mødrehjælpen (1942)
Danish PSA about the Mothers' Aid institution, a service that helps mothers and potential mothers cope with problems they may run into mothering.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Vampyr (1932)
Young traveller Allan Gray arrives in a remote castle and starts seeing weird, inexplicable sights (a man whose shadow has a life of its own) (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
The sufferings of a martyr, Jeanne D'Arc (1412-1431). Jeanne appears in court where Cauchon questions her and d'Estivet spits on her... (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Bride of Glomdal (1926)
Sweeping lyricism infuses the whole of "Glomdalsbruden", which Dreyer made in Norway. Tore, son of a poor farmer, loves Berit, daughter of a rich one, but she is promised to another man whom she does not love and whom she refuses to marry. (www.nfi.no)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Master of the House (1925)
A spare, compassionate, and astute social satire on domesticity, gender roles, and subservience.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Michael (1924)
Mikaël is an artist who rises as his teacher, the aging Zoret, falls. Zoret gives Mikaël his start, and their relationship is sexual as well. Then Mikaël takes up with the Princess Zamikoff, selling gifts from Zoret and even stealing from the master to pay for his carnal and luxurious life with her (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Once Upon a Time (1922)
A Danish prince who, much through stratagem, tames a rebellious princess into loving, marrying and obeying him. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Die Gezeichneten (1922)
"Die Gezeichneten" was the fourth film directed by the Danish Carl Theodor Dreyer in the silent year of 1922; it is not a well-known film but has survived in different prints in four different silent archives around the silent world. The film was a German production and had the participation of many international actors although Dreyer preferred Russian actors for the main characters of the film because he thought that they were better than the German actors. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Leaves from Satan
The content of the film is implicit in the title: we are witness to the power of Evil through the ages, linked together by images of turning pages... (All Movie Guide)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The Witch Woman (1920)
Story of a young graduate of divinity who is forced to marry an old parson's widow to obtain the living she held from her dead husband (bfi.org.uk)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
The President (1919)
The judge in a Danish town sees his illegitimate daughter facing a trial for the murder of her newborn child... (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Pavilionens hemmelighed (1916)
A Danish crime film which Carl Theodor Dreyer worked on as a writer.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Ned Med Vaabnene (1914)
An upperclass war widow marries again. The new husband is also an officer, and soon he has to go to the next war. At the outbreak, she's the only one who does not cheer about it. And the terrors of war soon bring almost all of her friends and relatives, among them generals and high government officials to the same conclusion: War does not pay. (imdb)
Probable Score
Not Enough Info
Dr. Cook, nordpolens opdager (1909)
Clips of the explorer Dr. Frederick Albert Cook.
Probable Score
Not Enough Info