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About the film


based on novel or book writing hunger writer oslo, norway


Release Date: August 19, 1966

Year    :   1966
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Sandrews, Svenska Filminstitutet, Studio ABC
Director    :   Henning Carlsen
Producers    :   Bertil Ohlsson, Göran Lindgren, Jack Hald
Writers    :   Henning Carlsen, Knut Hamsun, Peter Seeberg
RunTime    :   112 mins.

In 1890, Pontus, the starving writer, wanders the streets of Christiania, in search of love and a chance to get his work published. All he meets is defeat and suffering while his sense of reality is withering. One moment he is delighted and the next he curses everybody. All the time he manages to maintain human dignity and pride.

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