Hamsun

TitleHamsun
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1996
AuthorsTroell, Jan
Running Time159 minutes
Date Released04/1966
DistributorSvensk Filmindustri (SF)
CountrySweden
Mediumcolor
Publication LanguageSwe, Dan, Nor, Ger, Eng
Abstract

Based on a true story, this film traces the fall of Norway's Knut Hamsun as a national hero during World War II. Hamsun, a Novel laureate and Norway's most famous author, embraces the occupying German forces because of his deep hatred for the British. He and his wife Marie support Nazism yet disagree with its tactics.

Cast

Max von Sydow

Ghita Nørby

Anette Hoff

Eindride Eidsvold

Gard Eidsvold

Åsa Söderling

Sverre Anker Ousdal

Credits

Produced by Erik Crone

Directed by Jan Troell

Written by Per Olov Enquist and Jan Troell

Cinematography by Jan Troell and Mischa Gavrjusjov

Genre

Drama, Biography

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