"The Outlaw and His Wife"
Directed by Victor Sjostrom
Victor Sjostrom's 1917
story takes place in Iceland during the 19th century, and is the story of a farmer hunted
by the police for a petty crime, who, with his wife, must flee into the hills.
Eventually the couple, united by their mutual love, succumb to the brutal forces of
nature. The great breakthrough film of the Swedish cinema, this version was restored by
Bengt Forslund of the Swedish Film Institute is tinted in various hues to
suggest location and time of day and is accompanied by a full orchestral
score. 109 minutes.