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Hedvig Jensen is a famous ropewalker and is known to her public as Elvira Madigan. She meets Lieutenant Sixten Sparre, a Swedish officer who is married and has two children. They both ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Pia Degermark ...
Thommy Berggren ...
Sixten Sparre
Lennart Malmer ...
Kristoffer
Cleo Jensen ...
Cleo (as Cleo)
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Hedvig Jensen is a famous ropewalker and is known to her public as Elvira Madigan. She meets Lieutenant Sixten Sparre, a Swedish officer who is married and has two children. They both decide to run away, but since Sixten deserted the army, he cannot find any job and the couple encounters many hardships. Moreover, while on the run, Sixten meets a friend who tries to convince him to come back to his country and family. Written by Papakamayo

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Sometimes truth is more exciting

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Drama | History | Romance

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24 April 1967 (Sweden)  »

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SEK 2,824,000 (Sweden)
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Concerto for Violin and Strings in E major, RV 271 (L'Amoroso, first movement)
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Music by Antonio Vivaldi (uncredited)
Berlin Philharmonic, conducted by Herbert von Karajan (uncredited)
Courtesy of Deutsche Grammophon
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Breathtakingly beautiful photography & music
29 January 2000 | by (Long Island Motor Parkway) – See all my reviews

Breathtakingly beautiful photography & music help to make this movie the finest love story I've seen. It's based on a true story that took place in 1859, although the movie is set at a somewhat later date. It's hard to imagine that these two young people, so full of life & love for each other, would choose the option they did to resolve their problems, but part of what this movie shows us is the inability of these two "upper class" individuals (Lt. Sparre is a Count, an aristocrat, & Elvira is a world famous circus performer who is mentioned in newspaper articles & a book) to cope with life once it has beeen altered beyond what they have been accustomed to deal with. If you choose not to read the subtitles, you'll still enjoy the movie for its visual beauty & the terrific music by Mozart & Vivaldi. Ironically, the drawing Elvira pawns for pennies is by Henri Toulouse-Lautrec!!


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