A German business man, Volkswagner, comes to Österlen in the south of Sweden to build Deutschneyland, a gigantic amusement park for German tourists. The local councilors and the member of ... See full summary »
A police detective at SÄPO witness a terrorist attack where a foreign diplomat is killed by a bomb blast. Shortly thereafter the Prime Minister's daughter is abducted. The kidnappers demand... See full summary »
This musical tragicomedy starring Max von Sydow as The Father, the patriarch of a seemingly nameless family. A factory owner whose workers transform eggs into specialized tools for ... See full summary »
Max von Sydow,
Young Dante Alighieri inherits 17 million from his father the sausage maker on one condition - he has to give up smoking in 14 days. But the days go on and he simply can't quit. He hires a ... See full summary »
Torsten Södergren lives in a normal house with his normal family in a completely normal city. Every morning he greets his normal neighbors before getting into his normal car and drives the ... See full summary »
Tomas von Brömssen,
John and Carl have a small publishing company. One day John meets the poet Clara who recently made her debut, and Clara's fiancé Stig. John and Clara fall in love with each other, and she ... See full summary »
Sverre Anker Ousdal,
A serial-killer attacks and murders young girls in the public parks of Stockholm. The police has trouble finding any evidence to find the killer. But when a newsstand is robbed in one of ... See full summary »
A young man traveling to South America in the same path as his late father. On this soul searching journey through Chile and Bolivia, he meets women that will be important for him in his ... See full summary »
This film was seen by 400.000 Swedes upon its initial release. Why it has become totally forgotten since, I will never know. Fact remains, this is a masterpiece. Gösta Ekman, in one of his best starring roles, plays somewhat alcoholic sport journalist Tore Andersson who escapes from his ruined relationship to Cypress for a vacation. He drinks to hard, is placed in a small nut-house for a while, returns to civilization dressed in a fur coat, and falls in love with the Norwegian travel guide. But fate wants something else. A movie which moves you like few others do, featuring lush photography, comedy, tragedy and several walks in the sun. Wish this could find its way to DVD someday.
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