Hunger

SF Film

Carlsen has made an excellent screen adaptation of Knut Hamsun’s famous first novel” Bloomsbury Foreign Film guide In 1890, Pontus, the starving writer, wanders the streets of Christiania, in search of love and a chance to get his work published. All he meets is defeat and suffering while his sense of reality is withering. One moment he is delighted and the next he curses everybody. All the time he manages to maintain human dignity and pride.

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Hunger

Title Hunger

Original title Sult

Director Henning Carlsen

Country Denmark, Norway, Sweden

Film status Completed

Original language Danish

Cast Per Oscarson, Gunnel Lindblom

Script Peter Seeberg

Producer Göran Lindgren

Director of photography Henning Kristiansen

Production company Sandrews

Release 1966 Aug, 19

Duration 112 min

Carlsen has made an excellent screen adaptation of Knut Hamsun’s famous first novel” Bloomsbury Foreign Film guide In 1890, Pontus, the starving writer, wanders the streets of Christiania, in search of love and a chance to get his work published. All he meets is defeat and suffering while his sense of reality is withering. One moment he is delighted and the next he curses everybody. All the time he manages to maintain human dignity and pride. Carlsen has made an excellent screen adaptation of Knut Hamsun’s famous first novel” Bloomsbury Foreign Film guide In 1890, Pontus, the starving writer, wanders the streets of Christiania, in search of love and a chance to get his work published. All he meets is defeat and suffering while his sense of reality is withering. One moment he is delighted and the next he curses everybody. All the time he manages to maintain human dignity and pride.

Title Hunger

Original title Sult

Director Henning Carlsen

Country Denmark, Norway, Sweden

Film status Completed

Original language Danish

Cast Per Oscarson, Gunnel Lindblom

Script Peter Seeberg

Producer Göran Lindgren

Director of photography Henning Kristiansen

Production company Sandrews

Release 1966 Aug, 19

Duration 112 min

Genre: Drama






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