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Here Is Your Life (1966)

Här har du ditt liv (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 20 December 1968 (USA)
Based on a semi-autobiographical novel by Nobel Prize-winning novelist Eyvind Johnson, Here's Your Life tells the story of a working-class boy coming of age in rural Sweden during the first... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eddie Axberg ...
Olof Persson
Gudrun Brost ...
Olof's Stepmother
Ulla Akselson ...
Olof's Mother
Bo Wahlström ...
Older brother
Rick Axberg ...
Second brother
Holger Löwenadler ...
Kristiansson
Göran Lindberg ...
Olsson
Tage Sjögren ...
Lund
Tage Jonsson ...
Linus
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August
Anne-Marja Blind ...
Woman in Tale (as Anna Maria Blind)
Birger Lensander ...
Brickworks Intendant
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Smålands-Pelle
Ulf Palme ...
Larsson
Jan-Erik Lindqvist ...
Johansson (as Jan-Eric Lindquist)
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Based on a semi-autobiographical novel by Nobel Prize-winning novelist Eyvind Johnson, Here's Your Life tells the story of a working-class boy coming of age in rural Sweden during the first World War. Director Jan Troell's striking visual style is on display, as are cameos from some of Swedish cinema's biggest stars. Written by Anonymous

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Masterful in every ways!
1 March 2002 | by (sweden) – See all my reviews

This film is a piece of art. I watched this famous 3-hour long film and was chocked by it´s fantastical visual style. It begins in black and white and then suddenly you see the color bird (which shows up several times in the film)and then your in the film for the next almost three hours.

It´s about a boy in 1914 who leaves his home to start to work.The film is very critical to the society and it´s a big epic and on the same time it is a very beautiful film. The acting by Eddie Axberg is one of the best performances I have seen in a long time.The film tells the story very honestly and it´s(as I wrote before) visual style is inspiring.A masterpiece that deserves without a doubt a 5/5


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