Chapter

Small room with a view

Wahl Jan

in Carl Theodor Dreyer and Ordet

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780813136189
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813141176 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5810/kentucky/9780813136189.003.0003
Small room with a view

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Wahl explores the west coast dunes of Jutland, particularly the remote town of Vedersø where Dreyer is filming scenes for Ordet. Wahl describes the area as mostly pasture against a backdrop of evergreen forest. Dreyer tells Wahl a bit of Kaj Munk's family history as well as the story behind the creation of Ordet. Wahl learns that both Dreyer and Munk were orphaned.

Keywords: Vedersø; Jutland; Ulfborg; Kaj Munk; miracle

Chapter.  1733 words. 

Subjects: Film

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