I'm just a guy who likes movies & maybe writes about them from time to time.
It isn't very often I watch a movie that makes me want to follow it up with Schindler's List as mood lightener, but Ordet is one of those films. It is depressing, depressingly slow, and then a little more depressing. I may have watched part of this film with a plastic bag duct taped around my head.
Then, a foolish ending you joke about but don't really believe will come (well, maybe you believe it just a little bit) comes,…