Gertrud

Fiction, Denmark, 1964, 116 mn, Colour, O/FS

by Carl Theodor Dreyer
with Nina Pens Rode, Bendt Rothe, Ebbe Rode, Baard Owe, Axel Strobye

After a successful career as a singer, Gertrude marries a man whose high-powered job is his life. When she decides to leave him to look for an ideal of pure and total love, she is not sure where to go or how to find it. Despite the difficulties her choice engenders, she knows it was the right one.