De Dødes tjern (1958)

Norway,
76m, 2100 metres
35mm film, Agascope, black and white, 2.35:1
mono, Norwegian

A Norwegian horror film directed by Kåre Bergstrøm.

Plot Summary

A group of friends on a trip to a remote cabin are menaced by a madman who screams in the night.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Kåre Bergstrøm
Norsk Film A/S
Production Manager: Bjarne Stokland
Script: Kåre Bergstrøm
Novel: Bernhard Borge [real name: André Bjerke]
Script Supervisor: Grethe Dahl
Director of Photography: Ragnar Sørensen
Gaffer: Kaare Løwing
Assistant Camera: Hans Nord
Editor: Olav Engebretsen
Colour Grader (Restored Version): Andrzej Kiwala
Music by: Gunnar Sønstevold
Sound: Arne Holm
Make Up: Ingwall Bredangen
Production Designers: H.C. Hansen, Grethe Hejer
Props: Thorleif Tranby

Cast
André Bjerke (Gabriel Mørk, writer)
Bjørg Engh (Sonja, Bernhard's wife)
Henki Kolstad (Bernhard Borge, crime writer)
Per Lillo-Stenberg (Bjørn Werner, Liljans brother)
Erling Lindahl (Kai Bugge, psychologist)
Henny Moan (Liljan Werner)
Øyvind Øyen (Bråten, policeman)
Georg Richter (Harald Gran)
Leif Sommerstad (Tore Gråvik, the ghost)
Inger Teien (Eva, Bjørn's girlfriend)

Alternative Titles

Lake of the Dead – English language title

References

Periodicals

  • Films and Filming vol.5 no.3 (December 1958) p.30

Books

  • Euro Gothic: Classics of Continental Horror Cinema by Jonathan Rigby p.9