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Leaves from Satan's Book

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The Danish Leaves From Satan's Book (Blad af Satans Bog) was the "breakthrough" picture for filmmaker [[Performer~P88264~Carl Thedor Dreyer~carltheodordreyer]], who was elevated from a local talent to a director of international renown. The content of the film is implicit in the title: we are witness to the power of Evil through the ages, linked together by images of turning pages. In its multi-storied construction, the film is obviously beholden to [[Performer~P92597~D.W. Griffith's~dwgriffith...more

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