Master of the House DVD

Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1925

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Film Details

Directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer

Produced in 1925

Main Language - SILENT with English subtitles

Countries & Regions - Scandinavian Film

Film Description

A comedy of domestic matters in which Victor is a failed businessman who takes out his frustrations on his wife, only later learning to appreciate her after she leaves him to the less than tender mercies of housekeeper Mads. Proto-feminist in some ways yet never a polemic, this is a charming character piece that reveals a lighter side to Dreyer. It's beautifully photographed too with hardly a wasted frame in the film.

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DVD Details

Certificate: U

Publisher: BFI

Length: 92 mins

Aspect ratio: 1.33:1

Format: DVD B&W

Region: 2

Released: 13th March 2006

Cat No: BFIVD664

Subtitles: English

DVD Extras

  • They Caught The Ferry (1948)
  • Good Mothers (1942
  • My Metier (Dir. Torben Jensen, 1995, 94 minutes): documentary about Dreyer, including interviews and rare archival footage production stills.

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by Graeme Hobbs on 25th January 2006

If the original title of this wonderfully satisfying come-uppance tale, Thou Shalt Honour Thy Wife, sounds sternly moralistic, Master of the House is nicely ironic. Be... Read on

by Anon on 4th March 2000

Watch and learn. Read on

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