Carl Theodor Dreyer (1889-1968) is a giant in Danish cinema. On the occasion of carlthdreyer.dk, a comprehensive website on the filmmaker's life and work launched May 2010, the Danish Film Institute asked three prominent Danish directors about their relationship to Dreyer:
"I like to call his films churches."
Christoffer Boe ("Reconstruction", "Everything Will Be Fine"):
"He set an example, daring to be extremely simple."
Lone Scherfig, standing in the oldest running film studio in the world at Nordisk Film: ("An Education", "Italian for Beginners"):
"Film was his biggest passion."
Ole Christian Madsen ("Prague", "Flame & Citron"):