Besættelse

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Besættelse
Besættelse.jpg
Cover of the Danish DVD
Directed by Bodil Ipsen
Written by Fleming Lynge
Hans Severensen (novel)
Starring Berthe Qvistgaard
Johannes Meyer
Aage Fønss
Poul Reichhardt
Music by Erik Fiehn
Cinematography Valdemar Christensen
Edited by Valdemar Christensen
Distributed by Nordisk Film
Release date
1944
Running time
83 mins
Country Denmark
Language Danish

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 Severensen, 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]

Cast[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jørholt, Eva 100 Års Dansk Film Rosinante (2001) 445pp, pg 131

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