Adam and Eve (1953 film)

Infobox Film
name = Adam og Eva


image_size = 200px
caption = 1953 Movie Poster by Kai Rasch
director = Erik Balling
producer = John Hilbert
writer = Erik Balling
narrator =
starring = Louis Miehe-Renard
Sonja Jensen
music = Hans Schreiber
cinematography = Poul Pedersen
editing =
distributor = Nordisk Film Kompagni
released = 1953
runtime = 99 mins
country = Denmark
language = Danish
budget =
preceded_by =
followed_by =
website =
amg_id =
imdb_id = 0045472

"Adam and Eve" (Original title:"Adam og Eva") is a 1953 Danish family comedy written and directed by Erik Balling. 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.

Plot

On the way home from a conference in Paris, Mr. Johansen accidentally finds himself in possession of a 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.

Cast

*Louis Miehe-Renard….. Adam
*Sonja Jensen…………… Eva
*Per Buckhøj…………… Sven Aage Johansen
*Inger Lassen………….. Adam's mother
*Gunnar Lauring………. Claus' father
*Beatrice Bonnesen… Claus' mother
*Bertel Lauring………….Claus
*Einar Juhl…………… Adam's Teacher
*Birgitte Reimer…………… Peter's secretary
*Poul Reichhardt…………… Peter
*Astrid Villaume…………… Peter's wife
*Asbjørn Andersen…………… Carl Henriksen
*Karin Nellemose…………… Carl's wife
*Bjørn Watt Boolsen…………… Larsen
*Preben Lerdorff Rye…………… Burglar
*Lis Løwert…………… Prostitute
*Poul Müller…………… Antique dealer
*Birgitte Federspiel…………… Antique dealer's wife
*Emil Hass Christensen…………… Reverend
*Henning Moritzen…………… Customs agent
*John Wittig…………… Aagaard
*Bendt Rothe…………… Defender
*Karl Stegger…………… Man on the street
*Ellen Margrethe Stein…………… Judge Lauersen
*Ebbe Langberg…………… Classmate
*Jørgen Buckhøj…………… Classmate
*Otto Detlefsen…………… Judge

External Links

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* [http://www.danskefilm.dk/film/283.html "Adam og Eva"] at the Danish Film Database (in Danish)
* [http://dnfx.dfi.dk/pls/dnf/pwt.page_setup?p_pagename=dnffuldvis&p_parmlist=filmid=1880 [Adam og Eva"] at Det Danske Filminstitut (in Danish)


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