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Here Is Your Life (1966)

Här har du ditt liv (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 20 December 1968 (USA)
A working class teenager comes of age in 1910s rural Sweden, moving from job to job and meeting a variety of individuals who gradually shape his future.

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Olof Persson
Gudrun Brost ...
Olof's Stepmother
Ulla Akselson ...
Olof's Mother
Bo Wahlström ...
Older brother
Rick Axberg ...
Second brother
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Kristiansson
Göran Lindberg ...
Olsson
Tage Sjögren ...
Lund
Tage Jonsson ...
Linus
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August
Anna Maria Blind ...
Woman in Tale
Birger Lensander ...
Brickworks Intendant
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Smålands-Pelle
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Larsson
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Johansson
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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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