Based on Knut Hamsun's Nobel Prize-winning novel, this silent Norwegian drama (considered by many to be the country's first feature-length film) follows a solitary man who sets out into the frigid wilderness and builds a home, takes a wife, and serves as a "founding father" to the community that blossoms around his once-remote refuge. Amund Rydland, Karen Poulsen star. AKA: "Markens Gr³de." 67 min. Standard; Soundtrack: music score. Silent with music score.