Day of Wrath

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Day of Wrath (movie)

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

1943 movie made in Denmark (titled Vredens Dag), directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer and starring Lisbeth Movin, Sigurd Berg, and Albert Hoeberg. It is based on a stage play by Wiers Jensen. In the seventeenth century, Anne Pedersdotter (Movin), second wife to a parson, is accused of witchcraft because, on declaring her love for the parson's son, Martin (Preben Leerdorff-Rye), the parson himself drops dead of a heart attack. Graphic scenes in the movie include one of an old woman being burned alive.