Carl Theodor Dreyer
Date of Birth
Feb 03, 1889
Birth Place:
Copenhagen, Denmark

Biography

Though not a prolific director, or one whose films were consistently popular with critics nor the public, Carl Theodor Dreyer is considered one of the greatest directors in Danish cinema. His use of compact, almost Spartan storylines combined with austere visuals and quick, close-focus cinematography has had a substantial influence on such later directors as Ingmar Bergman and Robert Bresson....