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The Phantom Carriage (Körkarlen) (1921)

Directed by


Starring
Elof Ahrle Elof Ahrle
Young Man
Anna-Lisa Baude Anna-Lisa Baude
Salvation Army Soldier
Edvin Adolphson Edvin Adolphson
Man at the Inn
John Ekman John Ekman
Police Constable
Tore Svennberg Tore Svennberg
Georges
Hilda Borgström Hilda Borgström
Mrs. Holm
Victor Sjöström Victor Sjöström
David Holm


Written by
Selma Lagerlof Selma Lagerlof
(novel)


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One of The Best Films I've ever seen.

5 years, 4 months ago at May 30 21:28
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One of the best films I've ever seen,great storytelling,cinematography,editing and great performance by all actors.

I should see more silent film,"The Phantom Carriage" reminds me of great silent films I've seen like "Sunrise" and "The Passion of Joan of Arc".

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9 years ago at Oct 18 2:40
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It's New Year's Eve. Three drunkards evoke a legend. The legend tells that the last person to die in a year, if he is a great sinner, will have to drive during the whole year the Phantom Chariot, the one that picks up the souls of the dead... David Holm, one of the three drunkards, dies at the last stroke of midnight...

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2 months, 3 weeks ago at Aug 2 14:53
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(OK) Light and overimpressions, that's the essencial of this fantasy on social realism. The grieve of tha salvation army agonizing woman of having done wrong reunitin the Holm's is modern...
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It's New Year's Eve. Three drunkards evoke a legend. The legend tells that the last person to die in a year, if he is a great sinner, will have to drive during the whole year the Phantom Chariot, the one that picks up the souls of the dead... David Holm, one of the three drunkards, dies at the last stroke of midnight.
Release date: 1 January 1921
Tags: Sweden (7), Silent (7), 1920s (6), 1921 (4), Horror (4), Drama (4), Black & White (3), Forgiveness (2), Pneumonia (2), Fight (2), Smoking (2), Death (2), Runaway Wife (1), Tavern (1), Ghost (1), Picnic (1), Salvation (1), Suicide Attempt (1), Storytelling (1), Axe (1)
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“(OK) Light and overimpressions, that's the essencial of this fantasy on social realism. The grieve of tha salvation army agonizing woman of having done wrong reunitin the Holm's is modern...” read more

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