Based on a 1932 play by Kaj Munk, Carl Theodor Dreyer’s enigmatic parable on the power of faith focuses on a devout parson and his three sons living in a remote part of Jutland during the 1920s. Religious intolerance and family tensions lie at the heart of this beautifully shot masterpiece, exploring the limits of organised religion and the division between holiness and worldliness.
‘A gripping and eerie tragedy of the supernatural…A film with a hypnotic, irresistible stare.’ ★★★★★ Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
‘Guaranteed to make you levitate from your cinema seat in awe.’ ★★★★★ David Jenkins, Little White Lies
Sorry - you missed it!
We showed Ordet between September 19, 2021 and September 22, 2021.
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What else is on?
Today (Monday 27th March)
The Age of Innocence U2h 18m
Close 12A1h 44m | French, Flemish & Dutch w/ English subtitles
Tomorrow (Tuesday 28th March)
Creature 12A1h 28m
Broker 12A2h 9m | Korean w/ English subtitles
Plan your visit
Our beautiful art deco inspired auditorium can be found just off East Oxford's Cowley Road. We are open 7 days a week. We open the cinema and box office 30 minutes before the scheduled start time of each film, and the Box Office then closes 10 minutes after the film starts. We don’t show adverts, just a couple of trailers, so don't be late as the film itself starts very close to the advertised time!