Sin Alley (1957)

  |  Crime, Drama


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Desperation has a good hold of the youngsters. There are no more than 30,000 teacherships. Young people from the province are flowing to Copenhagen in the hope that the possibilities are greater there.


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2 wins.

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22 December 1999 | Gyldmark
9
| Dark crime with brilliant acting and score
This is a third Danish movie from the 1950's, showing a darker side of human nature. The others being Café Paradis (1950) about alcoholism, and Farlig Ungdom (1953) about youth crime. This one shows crime, in the environment of homo-sexuality. We follow young Anton, brilliantly played by Ib Mossin, arriving to Copenhagen from the Danish countryside. He's looking for a decent job, but gets involved in a triangle gang, who tricks older men (who likes younger men) for money. Bundfald means deposit, directly translated. And Anton has a really hard time, getting up from that "bottomless hole", he's in. Very dark film, and talented played. And Sven Gyldmark's strolling score, really deserved the recognition with a Bodil statuette, as well as the directing.

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Crime | Drama

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Release Date:

23 August 1957

Language

Danish


Country of Origin

Denmark

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