The Virtous One

Lau Lauritzen Sr., 1918, 19 min

When the wife of Mr Momme, a merchant, arrives home late one day, he suspects her of being unfaithful. In fact, she is having her portrait painted as a gift to him for his upcoming birthday. Several incidents only serve to strengthen Momme’s fears, but when he sets out to confront the struggling artist he suspects of being his wife’s lover, he is in for quite a surprise.

The film has German intertitles with Danish subtitles.