Synopsis by Clarke Fountain
Jastrau (Ole Ernst) is an uncompromising individualist with strong ideals. In this drama based on Tom Kristensen's best-selling autobiographical novel, Jastrau is an art critic who is being urged to temper his ferocious opinions by his newspaper, in part because he is stepping on too many toes, politically. This violation of his sense of journalistic ethics, and his sense of being trapped in a bourgeois marriage, lead him to drink.
art, critic, disillusionment, ethics, ideals, individuality, journalism