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Adalen 31 (1969)

Ådalen 31 (original title)
During a strike strike-breakers are being transported to Lunde, where they are assaulted by the strikers. The military are sent in. On the 14th May 1931 there is a confrontation between ... See full summary »

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Kjell Andersson
Kerstin Tidelius ...
Karin, hans mor
Roland Hedlund ...
Harald, hans far
Stefan Feierbach ...
Åke, Kjells bror
Martin Widerberg ...
Martin, Kjells bror
Marie De Geer ...
Anna Björklund
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Hedvig, Annas mor
Olof Bergström ...
Disponent Olof Björklund, Annas far
Jonas Bergström ...
Nisse, Kjells vän
Olle Björling ...
En strejkbrytare
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During a strike strike-breakers are being transported to Lunde, where they are assaulted by the strikers. The military are sent in. On the 14th May 1931 there is a confrontation between demonstrators and the military who open fire and five people are killed and five injured. Written by Fredrik Klasson <fredrik_klasson@hotmail.com>

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22 October 1969 (USA)  »

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Adalen 31  »

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SEK 1,700,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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First released on DVD separately, unrestored and cropped, and then as part of the "Bo Widerberg - En filmografi" box set - restored and in the original aspect ratio. See more »

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Spiskroksvalsen
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Music by Karl Gustaf Lundin (as Kal Dompan)
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Almost perfect
20 April 2003 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

Now this is something you don't see every day! Bo Widerbergs style makes this movie almost documentary in a way. That suits this movie since it's based on a true event.

The story is about a small town where the workers go out on strike. The conflict between workers and the factory owners and even between the workers themselves. Seems very simple but oh so good! Very good characters and dialogue! See it if you have the chance!

9/10 Movie-Man


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