Tag Archives: Poul Reichhardt

Erik Balling – Martha (1967)

S/S Martha is from 1927 and no maintenance’s been done since. Forgotten by HQ in Copenhagen, the Danish crew has a good, stress less time. But when they celebrate a virgin crew member’s 17th birthday by buying him a prostitute, the company director suddenly arrives with his daughter and takes control of the ship. Read More »

Svend Methling – Fyrtøjet AKA Magic Lighter (1946)

The first animated feature film made in Europe. Read More »

Johan Jacobsen – Soldaten og Jenny AKA Jenny and the Soldier (1947)

A good natured soldier with a killer right hand, falls in love with a beautiful girl who has a troubled past. Read More »

Bodil Ipsen & Lau Lauritzen – Café Paradis (1950)

From: Wikipedia:
Café Paradis (English Title: Paradise Cafe) is an award-winning Danish film made in 1950, directed by Bodil Ipsen and Lau Lauritzen Jr., and written by Johannes Allen. The film received the Bodil Award for Film of the Year, and Ib Schønberg, for what is regarded his finest performance, received the Bodil Award for Best Supporting Actor.
The story illuminates the problems of alcoholism as it follows the lives of two people: one is a common workman (played by Poul Reichhardt) who drinks too much beer, and the other is a company director (played by Ib Schønberg), who believes he just needs “a little one every now and then.” They both come to face the consequences of their addictions. Read More »