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Films By Henning Carlsen

DID SOMEBODY LAUGH? (Henning Carlsen, 1978)
Henning Carlsen's new film looks at first like a reprise of his best known film Hunger (1966) as it introduces us to a down and out in a cold Northern European winter. The film quickly departs into i… Read more

HUNGER (Henning Carlsen, 1966)
Based on the novel by Nobel prize­winner, Knut Hamsen, Hunger is about a penniless young writer in turn-of-the-century Oslo. The film is constructed with disruptive move­ments from reality to… Read more

Old People (Henning Carlsen, 1961)
Is life over when old age begins? Denmark has nearly 400,000 pensioners who have lived through the difficult days after having retired. Interviews elucidate the problems which are believed to crop up… Read more

Souvenirs From Sweden (Henning Carlsen, 1960)
An ingenious introduction to modern Sweden — its landscape and inhabitants — as seen by the well- known Danish director, Henning Carlsen. ... Read more

The Cyclist (Henning Carlsen, 1958)
The multi-festival prize winner is an imaginatively scripted and photographed film directed at children. A lively tale told by a bicycle, it shows what can be done with a road safety propaganda film. ... Read more

YOUR MONEY OR YOUR LIFE (Henning Carlsen, 1982)
The film is as ambiguous as its title, and in giving no definite ending, it leaves plenty to contemplate. Claus Worm, an architect, finds himself in a desperate and embarrassing position, concerning … Read more

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