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Elvira Madigan (I) (1967)

PG  |   |  Biography, Drama, History  |  24 April 1967 (Sweden)
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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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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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SEK 2,824,000 (Sweden)
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Ulf Björlin was hired to compose original music, however director Bo Widerberg was not happy with the result and it wasn't included. In a last minute decision Piano Concerto No. 21 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was chosen as the main theme - the concerto is since known by the anachronistic nickname "Elvira Madigan". See more »

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Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K. 467 (second movement: Andante)
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (as Mozart)
Performed by Géza Anda (piano and conducting)
Courtesy of Deutsche Grammophon
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A Beautiful Movie
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I'm glad I finally had the opportunity to watch this movie. I can remember when it came out but was not in a location where it was available. Also, I didn't know this was based on a true story prior to watching it. If you like a good love story you should enjoy it. If you like a movie that is visually beautiful you should enjoy it. If you like both you should love it, as I did. If you like neither it's worth a look anyway. Who knows, you might surprise yourself.


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