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Klostret i Sendomir
(The Monastery of Sendomir)
Also known as Das Geheimnis des Klosters in Germany; El monasterio de Sendomir in Spain; The Secret of the Monastery in the United Kingdom
(1920) Swedish
B&W : Feature film
Directed by Victor Sjöström Victor Sjostrom Victor Seastrom

Cast: Tore Svennberg [Count Starschensky], Tora Teje [Elga], Richard Lund [Oginsky], Renée Björling [Dortka], Albrecht Schmidt [the manager], Gun Robertson [Starchensky’s daughter], Gustav Ranft [the abbot], Erik A. Petschler [a nobleman], Nils Tillberg [a nobleman], Emil Fjellström [a friar], Axel Nilsson [a friar], Yngve Nyqvist [a servant], Jenny Tschernichin-Larsson

Svensk Filmindustri production. / Scenario by Victor Sjöström, from a novel by Franz Grillparzer. Cinematography by Henrik Jaenzon. / Released 1 January 1920. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film was released in Finland on 24 May 1920. The film was released in Germany as Das Geheimnis des Klosters on 24 November 1921.


Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Listing updated: 15 May 2009.

References: Bardèche-History p. 178; Forslund-Sjöström p. 278; McIlroy-Sweden p. 11 : Website-IMDb.

Home video: VHS (PAL).

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