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Barnvagnen (1963)

Following his manifesto for a new Swedish cinema, director Widerberg started his career with this realist tale of young woman, Britt, who has two flings, but finds herself with difficult decisions when she finds herself pregnant.

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Following his manifesto for a new Swedish cinema, director Widerberg started his career with this realist tale of young woman, Britt, who has two flings, but finds herself with difficult decisions when she finds herself pregnant.

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A gem.
25 January 2008 | by See all my reviews

This is a lovely little film about an eighteen year old working class girl who meets two boys her own age and her life as she becomes more independent. Inger Taube as Britt is tough and sweet at the same time.

The film shows Sweden as calm and innocent place in between old and new life styles. This is now long gone. It's a great way to see how life in big Swedish city could be like in the early sixties.

Wonderfully paced and photographed in black and white by Bo Widerberg and Jan Troell. The sequence with the chandelier shows how Britt finds a glimmer of hope in her life when she's all alone. Well worth seeing!!! It is an underrated film and should be released on DVD soon!


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