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The Blizzard (1923)

Gunnar Hedes saga (original title)
Gunnar Hede, a young Swedish man, wants to become a professional musician, but when his father suddenly dies he is pressured by his family to take over the family business, raising and ... See full summary »

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Gustav Aronson ...
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Stina Berg ...
Mrs. Blomgren
Hugo Björne ...
Mr. Hede
Pauline Brunius ...
Mrs. Hede
Julia Cederblad ...
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Gunnar Hede
Gösta Hillberg ...
Lawyer
Mary Johnson ...
Ingrid
Adolf Olschansky ...
Blomgren
Lotten Olsson ...
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Concordia Selander
Ingeborg Strandin ...
Tjänstekvinna på munkhyttan
Thecla Åhlander ...
Stava
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Gunnar Hede, a young Swedish man, wants to become a professional musician, but when his father suddenly dies he is pressured by his family to take over the family business, raising and selling reindeer. He doesn't like the business and isn't suited for it, but he gives in and takes over. However, when he is badly injured one day in an accident while driving the herd over the frozen Arctic and sustains some serious head trauma, his family fears that he may be permanently mentally damaged and they may lose both Gunnar and the family business. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Beautiful treatment of nature
5 March 2002 | by (Zagreb, Croatia) – See all my reviews

'Gunar Hedes saga' is fine example of Mauritz Stiller art and exceptional treatment of nature in Swedish early films, especially by Sjöstrom and Stiller. Snow scenes with reindeers are simply beautiful. I strongly recommend for fans of silent films.


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