Witness the case of Knut Hamsun, the Nobel Prize-winning Norwegian novelist and starry-eyed nationalist, who was regarded as a god in his homeland until he took up the Nazi cause during World War II.

from Stephen Holden's review

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Sverre Anker Ousdal and Ghita Norby
as seen in Hamsun, a film by Jan Troell. 
A First Run Features Release
Knut Hamsun: Danish home page || Nobel Prize Archive
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Max von Sydow as seen in Hamsun.