Svält = Hunger

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  • Set in 1890, presents the realm of the starving writer living in a landscape of obsession. Pontus is a genius and madman, who will waste away before jeopardizing his talent, integrity, and soul.


  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1966.
  • Special features: Henning Carlsen interview with optional English or French subtitles; Paul Auster and Regina Hamsun interview with optional French subtitles; stills gallery; director filmography and biography.
  • DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9, enhanced); Dolby Digital mono.
  • Danish, Norwegian and Swedish dialogue with optional English or French subtitles.
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