Cinema with a woman's face: follow the Cycle at the Círculo de la Prensa

In 1943, Carl Theodor Dreyer directed “Dies irae”, a film set in Denmark in 1623. The story takes place in the middle of a witch hunt, in which Absalom, an old priest, promises a woman condemned to death that he will save his daughter Anne from the stake if the young woman agrees to marry him. According to the law, the descendants of witches must also burn on a pyre. Meret, the elderly mother of Absalom, disapproves of the marriage from the beginning and Martin, the son of the religious, will fall in love with Anne and they will share a forbidden relationship that will have unexpected consequences related to intolerance, religious dogmatism, moral repression and violence. sexual greed. This is the film chosen by Lantern Mágina at the Cineteca to screen tonight, in the cycle “Cinema with a woman’s face”. The show will be at 8:30 p.m., with free admission at El Círculo de la Prensa (Mendoza 240).

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