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Kvarteret Korpen (1963)

An aspiring young writer lives in a bleak working class block in the late 1930s.

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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An aspiring young writer lives in a bleak working class block in the late 1930s.

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21 May 1970 (USA)  »

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One of Ingmar Bergman's favourite films. See more »

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The Father: What is there left to do after the bicycle? An invention that enables you to sit while walking. That's bloody genius.
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Featured in Hur Korpen blev till (2013) See more »

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Concerto for Trumpet and Strings in D
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A great movie – humorous, passionate and beautiful.
11 April 2001 | by (stockholm, sweden) – See all my reviews

I've seen a lot of films. And I dare to say that this is a masterpiece. A wonderful script, fantastic acting and beautiful photo. It's about working class people in Sweden in the late 40's. It may sound boring but it's a fascinating story told with heart, passion and wit. Each line is poetry. This is a deeply touching film that makes your heart smile with a tiny drop of sadness. So if you're looking for great cinematic experiences, you simply must see Kvarteret Korpen. The sooner, the better!


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