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In 1929, the film follows the six-year old son of a Swedish country doctor. Åke lives with his parents and his sister Aja in a small provincial town. His best friend is Kalle Nubb. Åke is ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Lindström ...
Åke
Loa Falkman ...
Åke's father
Gunnel Fred ...
Åke's mother
Katja Blomquist ...
Åke's sister Aja
Ulla Sjöblom ...
Åke's grandmother
Suzanne Ernrup ...
Anne-Marie
Björn Gustafson ...
Bergström
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Kalle Nubb
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Ebenholtz
Allan Edwall ...
Principal Godeman
Elisabeth Fahlén-Lee ...
Mrs. Godeman (as Elisabeth Lee)
Raymond Nederström ...
Kalle Nubb's father
Per Olof Eriksson ...
Uncle Olsson
Marianne Stjernqvist ...
Aunt Olsson
Ernst Günther ...
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In 1929, the film follows the six-year old son of a Swedish country doctor. Åke lives with his parents and his sister Aja in a small provincial town. His best friend is Kalle Nubb. Åke is very frightened of the janitor Bergström as well as the lunatic Anne-Marie, his cousin who lives in the attic. There is also the strict principal Godeman as well as the religious cobbler Ebenholtz. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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A tender and lively depiction of childhood which touches us all. [En ömsint och levande barndomsskildring som berör oss alla.]

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26 October 1984 (Sweden)  »

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SEK 4,159,783 (Sweden)
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2 August 2008 | by (Konstanz, Germany) – See all my reviews

This film is cleared, in Germany, for 6 year olds and up. It describes scenes from the life of a 6-year-old Swedish boy, Åke. And it does it, oh so thrillingly...

At my age of 52, I really felt some memories of the distant past. The experiences and feelings of a young boy (son of a country doctor, in 1923 or so) are very vividly brought to life. Although I never had a schizophrenic cousin, and never sent a blindfolded playpal into the winter night, I could empathize with Åke very deeply. This is very strong story-telling, most notably of the obsessions and anxieties of young persons.

Take the giant pretzel delivery (overcoming a manic preacher) scene. Unforgettable. Or the wooden horse, humiliated as an ugly dog.

This movie has no action, no romance, no comedy. But it's extremely strong, still. I'm very glad that I've finally seen it (after buying it for €1 from the discount bin, and stacking it for half a year.) I found it a great experience, unlike any other movie I've seen before, and can recommend it to every boy or girl of 6 or more years. 9/10.


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