Forfølgelsen (1981)

The year is 1630. A young woman in Laupstad comes to a small mountain village. She witnesses a woman being hunted and captured.


Anja Breien


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lil Terselius ... Eli Laupstad
Bjørn Skagestad Bjørn Skagestad ... Aslak Gimra
Anita Björk ... Ingeborg Eriksdotter Jaatun
Erik Mørk Erik Mørk ... Henrik Ravn
Ella Hval Ella Hval ... Guri, den gamle kvinnen
Mona Jacobsen Mona Jacobsen ... Maren, den stumme
Espen Skjønberg Espen Skjønberg ... Kristoffer Klomber
Eilif Armand Eilif Armand ... Rasmus Knag, presten
Jan Hårstad ... Njell Asserson, lensmann
Lars Andreas Larssen Lars Andreas Larssen ... Glaser
Cay Kristiansen Cay Kristiansen ... Bolle, kammertjener
Jens Okking ... Blomme, myntmester
Jorunn Kjellsby Jorunn Kjellsby ... Dordi, tjenestejente
Häge Juve Häge Juve ... Sigrid, tjenestejente
Lothar Lindtner Lothar Lindtner ... Asser, gårdskar


The year is 1630. A young woman Eli Laupstad comes to a small mountain village. She witnesses a woman being hunted and captured. Aslak Gimra, which is responsible for the horses at the biggest farm, informs Eli that the woman was suspected of witchcraft. Eli seeks out Ingeborg Eriksdotter Jaatun, head of the largest farm in her man's absence. She is permitted to work to weave and dye yarn and fabric. She has her own equipment with her. Eli is descended from the village. Her ancestors lived on the farm Laupstad. Now she wants to settle down there. Written by Ulf Kjell Gür

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Norway | Sweden



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November 1982 (USA) See more »

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The Witch Hunt See more »

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Black and White | Color (Eastmancolor)
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