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Swedish Portraits (1964)

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An unemployed man looks down from his window at a female street musician singing in front of a symphony orchestra in his courtyard. He immediately falls in love with the songstress, and ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Monica Zetterlund ...
Mejram
Hans Alfredson ...
Timjan
Lars Ekborg ...
Björkman
Birgitta Andersson ...
Cikoria
Georg Rydeberg ...
J P Hansson
Lissi Alandh ...
Salvia
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Margit Andelius ...
Cashier
Ragnar Arvedson ...
Vahrenstrand
Rolf Bengtsson ...
Aunt Gredelin
Julie Bernby ...
Miss Pepping
Julia Cæsar ...
Great-Grandmother
Tage Danielsson ...
Cousin Nr 1
Nils Eklund ...
Head waiter
Gösta Ekman ...
Bengtsson
Siv Ericks ...
Miss Larsson
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An unemployed man looks down from his window at a female street musician singing in front of a symphony orchestra in his courtyard. He immediately falls in love with the songstress, and runs after her along the streets of Stockholm. They pass a lonesome woman, who at once falls in love with the unemployed man, and starts chasing him. The trio continues to chase each other, split, and start chasing again, while they pass through a series of absurd situations among eccentric persons. Unable to get the man she loves, the lonesome woman goes to a restaurant, and starts drinking. Next morning she finds a stranger in her bed. He presents himself as Björkman. Both try to get away from the embarrassing situation as quickly as possible. Meanwhile the unemployed man tries in vain to win the songstress. The chase continues. Suddenly the lonesome woman realizes that she loves Björkman. She tells him that they must get married, because she is pregnant. At the wedding party Björkman falls in love ... Written by Maths Jesperson {maths.jesperson1@comhem.se}

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7 September 1964 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Contos Suecos  »

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Soundtracks

Bier und Hoppla, trinken wir in paris
Music by Bengt-Arne Wallin
Lyrics by Hans Alfredson & Tage Danielsson
Performed by Birgitta Andersson and Monica Zetterlund
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