Adam and Eve (1953 film)

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Adam og Eva
Adamogevaposter.jpg
Theatrical release poster by Kai Rasch
Directed by Erik Balling
Written by Erik Balling
Produced by John Hilbert
Starring
Cinematography Poul Pedersen
Music by Hans Schreiber
Distributed byNordisk Film Kompagni
Release date
1953
Running time
99 minutes
Country Denmark
Language Danish

Adam and Eve (Danish : Adam og Eva) is a 1953 Danish comedy written and directed by Erik Balling. [1] The film was awarded the 1954 Bodil Award for Best Danish Film and Per Buckhøj won the Bodil Award for Best Actor for his role as the zealous schoolteacher. [2]

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Plot

On the way home from a conference in Paris, Mr. Johansen accidentally finds himself in possession of an insignificant little French book. He has no idea where the book came from or what it concerns, but he decides he should secretly smuggle it through customs. Thereafter, the book passes through the hands of 5 different people, and causes unexpected conflicts, suspicions and misunderstandings for each of them.

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References

  1. John Sundholm; Isak Thorsen; Lars Gustaf Andersson; Olof Hedling; Gunnar Iversen; Birgir Thor Møller (2012). Historical Dictionary of Scandinavian Cinema. Scarecrow Press. p. 68. ISBN   978-0-8108-5524-3.
  2. Piil, Morten (2008). Gyldendals danske filmguide (in Danish). Gyldendal A/S. p. 12. ISBN   978-87-02-06669-2.