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These film reels have the greatest backstory in all of Inanimania. No bullshit. It’s off the wall crazy.
“The original negative to Passion was, shortly after its completion, destroyed by fire. Frustrated but given no other real option, Dreyer then assembled a second version from alternate takes, the negative of which was, again, destroyed by fire. For much of the century, viewers were forced to content themselves with cobbled-together versions from surviving prints until a well-preserved copy of Dreyer’s first version turned up in the closet of a Danish insane asylum in 1981.”