Adam and Eve (1953 film)

Adam og Eva

Theatrical release poster by Kai Rasch
Directed by Erik Balling
Produced by John Hilbert
Written by Erik Balling
Starring Louis Miehe-Renard
Sonja Jensen
Music by Hans Schreiber
Cinematography Poul Pedersen
Distributed by Nordisk Film Kompagni
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Running time
99 minutes
Country Denmark
Language Danish

Adam and Eve (Original title:Adam og Eva) is a 1953 Danish family comedy written and directed by Erik Balling. The film was awarded the 1954 Bodil Award for Best Danish Film and Per Buckhøj won the Bodil Award for Best Actor for his role as the zealous schoolteacher.


On the way home from a conference in Paris, Mr. Johansen accidentally finds himself in possession of an insignificant little French book. He has no idea where the book came from or what it concerns, but he decides he should secretly smuggle it through customs. Thereafter, the book passes through the hands of 5 different people, and causes unexpected conflicts, suspicions and misunderstandings for each of them.


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