Man There Was, A

SF Film

Based on a poem by Henrik Ibsen, this drama captures the hardships of the Napoleonic Wars on a young fisherman, his wife and their newborn child. Desperate for food, the fisherman attempts to elude the English blockade. Captured and imprisoned by the English, the fisherman is unable to return to his native village until after the war.

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Man There Was, A

Title Man There Was, A

Original title Terje Vigen

Director Victor Sjöström

Country Sweden

Film status Completed

Original language Swedish

Cast Victor Sjöström, Bergliot Husberg, Agust Falck, Edith Erastoff

Production company Svenska Biografteatern AB

Release 1917 Jan, 29

Duration 45 min

Based on a poem by Henrik Ibsen, this drama captures the hardships of the Napoleonic Wars on a young fisherman, his wife and their newborn child. Desperate for food, the fisherman attempts to elude the English blockade. Captured and imprisoned by the English, the fisherman is unable to return to his native village until after the war. Based on a poem by Henrik Ibsen, this drama captures the hardships of the Napoleonic Wars on a young fisherman, his wife and their newborn child. Desperate for food, the fisherman attempts to elude the English blockade. Captured and imprisoned by the English, the fisherman is unable to return to his native village until after the war.

Title Man There Was, A

Original title Terje Vigen

Director Victor Sjöström

Country Sweden

Film status Completed

Original language Swedish

Cast Victor Sjöström, Bergliot Husberg, Agust Falck, Edith Erastoff

Production company Svenska Biografteatern AB

Release 1917 Jan, 29

Duration 45 min

Genre: Silent Movie






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