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Afgrunden

  • Runtime: 35 min.
  • Genres: Erotic Drama, Melodrama, Romantic Drama, Drama

Synopsis

This early Danish silent film was more than any other the reason for that country's international reputation for sexual melodramas. The story is a lurid tale of a music teacher ([[Performer~P52651~Asta Nielsen~astanielsen]]) who's lured away from her stolid fiancee ([[Performer~P268045~Robert Dinesen~robertdinesen]]) by a handsome, but ultimately faithless circus performer (Poul Reumert). The plot is typical for the era and the film's importance was more due to the naturalistic performances given by the...more

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