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In the end is my beginning

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/9780813136189.003.0010
In the end is my beginning

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Wahl recounts the power of Dreyer's story-telling abilities. Dreyer shares his intentions with his work The Life of Jesus, revealing his desire to show the historical version of the figure. Wahl also describes Dreyer's commitment to his projects and the steps the filmmaker took to assure their success. Dreyer chooses to go to Israel to survey the landscape and obtain an understanding of the setting for his Jesus film.

Keywords: The Life of Jesus; Israel; Blevins Davis; American National Theater

Chapter.  962 words. 

Subjects: Film

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