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The Girl in a Swing (1988)

A London art broker goes to Copenhagen where he requires the services of a secretary fluent in Danish, English, and German. He falls deeply in love with the woman, despite the fact that he ... See full summary »

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Karin
Rupert Frazer ...
Alan
Nicholas Le Prevost ...
The Vicar
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Mrs. Dresland
Lynsey Baxter ...
Barbara
Jean Boht ...
Mrs. Taswell
Lorna Heilbron ...
Flick
Ljuba Castot ...
Child in Water
Helen Cherry ...
Lady Alice
Mogens Dalsgaard ...
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Su Elliot ...
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June Ellis ...
Lady at Auction
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Coroner
Ebbe Langberg ...
Per Simonsen
Preston Lockwood ...
Man at Sothebys
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A London art broker goes to Copenhagen where he requires the services of a secretary fluent in Danish, English, and German. He falls deeply in love with the woman, despite the fact that he knows virtually nothing about her. She insists on not being married in a church, and after they are married, some bad things from her past begin surfacing in subtly supernatural ways, and he must find the best way to deal with them without destroying their relationship. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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29 September 1989 (USA)  »

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A Rapariga do Baloiço  »

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$747,013 (USA)
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A disappointment
4 October 2000 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

It could have been a great movie, all the elements were there: an interesting story, intriguing characters, beautiful landscapes. Yet something was missing. Inspiration and talent, maybe? For two hours I was waiting for this movie to surprise me (you can guess what the mystery is rather quickly) and move me, and was disappointed. I wonder if anyone is thinking of remaking it...


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