Victor Sjöström’s Ingeborg Holm (1913) is a silent, social-realist drama that has been labelled as Sweden’s first classic film2. It is also the first Swedish film to have bought about real debate in the press for both its content and its artistic quality.
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As a work of art, Ingeborg Holm is exceedingly ahead of its time. Performances are rendered with such intelligent maturity and are much lighter in tone when compared to other films of the silent period. For example, David Bordwell describes the . . .
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