Danish films

The Passion of Marie – Balladen om Marie

Marie Krøyer portrays the life of the Danish painters P.S. Krøyer (Søren Sætter-Lassen) and Marie Krøyer (Birgitte Hjort Sørensen). Marie dreams of being a painter as talented as her husband. The couple lives in high society parties and appears to have the perfect life. However, P.S. is bipolar and syphilitic; and his nervous wrecks becomes more serious. Gradually Marie drifts apart from her husband and on a trip she meets the Swedish composer Hugo Alfvén (Sverrir Gudnason). Marie falls in love with him and will have to choose between her new love or her exuberant life with her husband and daughter.

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