Kristin Lavransdatter

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Kristin Lavransdatter ★½ 1995

Slow and tedious romance, set in 14th-century Norway, and based on the novel “Kransen” by Sigrid Undset. Teenaged Kristin causes much grief for her family when she rejects an arranged marriage to a decent man her father has chosen for the more exciting but morally dubious nobleman Erland. Norwegian with subtitles. 144m/C VHS . NO Elisabeth Matheson, Bjorn Skagestad, Henry Moan, Rut Tellefsen, Sverre Anker Ousdal; W: Liv Ullmann; C: Sven Nykvist; M: Henryk Nikolai Gorecki.