Carl Dreyer / DK, 1964 / 114 min.
Gertrud is married to a politician and has an affair with a young musician. Before the marriage, she had a relationship with a poet. She breaks with them all, choosing instead for independence. Years later, uncompromising Gertrud looks back on her life, in this underrated work by film innovator Dreyer.
Restored & Unseen
At last, a chance to see that Italian classic that’s been on the list for so long? Or relish that wonderful restoration of Blue Movie, the Netherlands’ most talked-about nude film of the seventies, when the Bijlmer district was still a sexual paradise? Restored & Unseen is a biweekly programme featuring classics and recent restorations, with introductions by experts.