The Phantom Carriage(Movie, 1921)

Original title: "Körkarlen" (Swedish/SV)
| 1h 47min | Genres: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
The Phantom CarriageRating: 3.9/5 (with 105105 votes)
The Phantom Carriage (Swedish: Körkarlen, literally "The Wagoner") is a 1921 Swedish silent film directed by and starring Victor Sjöström, based on the 1912 novel Thy Soul Shall Bear Witness! (Körkarlen) by Swedish author Selma Lagerlöf. In the film, Sjöström plays a drunkard named David Holm who, on the night of New Year's Eve, is compelled by the ghostly driver of Death's carriage to reflect on his past mistakes. Alongside Sjöström, the film's cast includes Hilda Borgström, Tore Svennberg, and Astrid Holm. The Phantom Carriage was released in Scandinavia on New Year's Day 1921. The following year, Metro Pictures Corporation re-edited and released the film in the United States under the title The Stroke of Midnight; it was known as Thy Soul Shall Bear Witness! in the United Kingdom. The Phantom Carriage is notable for its special effects, its innovative narrative structure with flashbacks within flashbacks, and for having been a major influence on the works of Ingmar Bergman. It has been characterized as b... ()
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About The Phantom Carriage

It's New Year's Eve. Three drunkards evoke a legend. The legend tells that the last person to die in a year, if he is a great sinner, will have to drive during the whole year the Phantom Chariot, that picks up the souls of the dead.

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Three Reasons(Featurette, 1:31)

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Additional Information

Production country: Sweden
Original language: Swedish (SV)
Spoken languages: No Language (XX)
Translated into 16 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 06/04/1922 (World premiere: 01/01/1921)
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Vozka smrti"
"Der Fuhrmann des Todes"
"La Carreta Fantasma"
"La charrette fantôme"
"A halál kocsisa"
"Il carrettiere della morte"
"Il carretto fantasma"

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