Master of the House (1925)

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A comedy of manners between the sexes, about a husband whose overbearing ways with his wife and family suddenly come back to haunt him in a grimly comical manner.

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Formally and politically decades ahead of its time.

Jul 30, 2005 | Full Review…

This domestic tragicomedy with a feminist slant was [Dreyer's] seventh feature and anticipates his greatest films.

Apr 10, 2016 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

A film of uncanny transformation

Mar 13, 2010 | Full Review…

Dreyer's films in general, and Master Of The House in particular, are among the finest silent movies ever made.

Jul 30, 2005 | Full Review…

A film noted for presenting feminist issues before its time.

Jul 29, 2005 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

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