Movie 2h 47min

Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916)

Not rated.

+ 18 images
Director D.W. Griffith
Country United States
Language English
Budget $385,906
Gross $1,000,000
(Short) Intolerance
(Working) The Mother and the Law
(Alternative) Intolerance: A Sun-Play of the Ages
(Undefined) Intolerance
(DVD, Germany, 2011) Aberle-media
(Blu-ray, 2014) Cohen Media Group
(DVD, UK, 2000) Eureka Entertainment
(DVD, 2015) Film Detective
(Laserdisk, 1990) Image Entertainment
(DVD, 1999) Image Entertainment
(New Zealand, 1917) J.C. Williamson Ltd.
(DVD, USA, 2002) Kino Video
(VHS) Kino Video
(VHS and Laserdisk) Republic Pictures Home Video
(Poland, 1922) Sfinks
(DVD, Germany, 2012) Süddeutsche Zeitung
(Post Production) Modern VideoFilm

Regarded as one of the most influential films of the silent era (though it received mixed reviews at the time), the three-and-a-half-hour epic intercuts four parallel storylines, each separated by several centuries: (1) a contemporary melodrama of crime and redemption, (2) a Judean story: Christ's mission and death, (3) a French story: the events surrounding the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre of 1572, and (4) a Babylonian story: the fall of the Babylonian Empire to Persia in 539 BC. Each story had its own distinctive color tint in the original print, but not in the currently available versions. The scenes are linked by shots of a figure representing Eternal Motherhood, rocking a cradle.

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