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I Am Curious (Blue) (1968)

Jag är nyfiken - en film i blått (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 11 March 1968 (Sweden)
The same movie with the same characters, cast and crew as I am Curious (Yellow), but with some different scenes and a different political slant. The political focus in Blue is personal ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Maj Hultén ...
Doctor
Vilgot Sjöman ...
Vilgot Sjöman
Lena Nyman ...
Börje Ahlstedt ...
Börje
Sonja Lindgren ...
Sonja Lindgren
Bertil Wikström ...
Bertil Wikström
Gunnel Broström
Hans Hellberg ...
Hasse
Bim Warne ...
Hasse's Girlfriend
Peter Lindgren ...
Lena's Father
Gudrun Östbye ...
Lena's Mother
Ulla Lyttkens ...
Lena's friend
Gun Jönsson ...
Woman
Pierre Fränckel ...
Man
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The same movie with the same characters, cast and crew as I am Curious (Yellow), but with some different scenes and a different political slant. The political focus in Blue is personal relationships, religion, prisons and sex. Blue omits much of the class consciousness and non-violence interviews of the first version. Yellow and Blue are the colors of the Swedish flag. Written by Maple-2

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"blått" ("blue" in English) in the film's title is in reference to one of the two colors in the Swedish flag. See more »

Quotes

Vilgot Sjöman: You get a love scene with Lena. A love scene with consequences.
Börje: What kind of consequences?
Vilgot Sjöman: I don't know. I'll think of something.
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Referenced in Deux femmes en or (1970) See more »

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NU SKA VI OPP, OPP, OPP
Music by Jules Sylvain
Lyrics by Gösta Stevens
Taken from Sara Learns Manners (1937)
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Better than Yellow, if you're patient
26 March 2007 | by (Austin, TX) – See all my reviews

After seeing both films, I'd characterize Yellow as the more light-hearted of the two, but Blue has much more to offer. It might just be that I was more prepared for the semi-random storytelling, but I spent less time feeling lost and/or jerked around during Blue - while still not having an actual plot, it seemed to spend more time on the people and the relationships, to good effect. Lena is facing more of the world, getting closer to the people she meets, and facing the "dark side" of people's personalities. Friends turn out to be not fully committed to her politics, or they treat each other poorly, or they do not care for her as she wishes they would. It's not always a pretty movie, but it's definitely one worth seeing.


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