Cowboys, witches, and thieves— oh, my!
Neil Marshall’s latest film is timely, reckoning with the violent abuses of a patriarchal past that isn’t actually past at all.
Day of Wrath. 1943. Directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer. Screenplay by Dreyer, Pol Knudsen, & Mogens Skot-Hansen; based on the play Anne Pedersdotter by Hans Wiers-Jenssen. Starring Thorkild Roose, Lisbeth Movin, Sigrid Neiiendam, Preben Lerdorff Rye, & Albert Hoeberg. Palladium Productions. Not Rated. 97 minutes. Drama ★★★★1/2 History allows us to look back on films andContinue reading “Carl Th. Dreyer’s Day of Wrath: An Allegory of Power and the Raw Truth of Religious Cruelties”