"Jan Wahl has written a very personal account far from the usual run of 'film studies,' yet all the more fascinating and instructive in that it might be the sketch for another Dreyer film about the novice and the master. This is non-fiction but at its best it reads like a story." David Thomson, author of The New Biographical Dictionary of Film"
"A touching account of his encounter with one of the great silent directors who survived into the talking age." Shepherd Express"
" Carl Theodor Dreyer and Ordet: My Summer With the Danish Filmmaker with its fascinating descriptions of the director's intentions for his great dream project comes as one of the most welcome film books of the year." Hollywood Reporter"