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Agnes Cecilia - En sällsam historia (1991)

Nora is 15 years old. Her parents died when she was young and now she lives with Anders and Karin and their son Dag. They move into an old apartment in an old house in Enköping. Behind a ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Nora
Ronn Elfors ...
Dag
Stina Ekblad ...
Karin
Allan Svensson ...
Anders
Vanna Rosenberg ...
Lena (as Vanna Rosenberg Isaksson)
Mimi Pollak ...
Hulda
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Natasha Chiapponi-Grönros ...
Nora as a child
Benjamin Elfors ...
Dag as a child
Fredrik Grundel ...
Teacher
Cecilia Milocco ...
Agnes Cecilia / Tetti
Anne Otto ...
Nurse
Clemens Paal ...
Builder
Suzanne Reuter ...
Carola
Meta Velander ...
Grandmother Vera
Måns Westfelt ...
Doll Restorer
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Nora is 15 years old. Her parents died when she was young and now she lives with Anders and Karin and their son Dag. They move into an old apartment in an old house in Enköping. Behind a wall they find some old items from people who lived there a long time ago. They also discover that their apartment is haunted by a ghost. Together with Dag, Nora tries to find out more about the people who lived there. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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29 August 1991 (Sweden)  »

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Freud flyttar hemifrån & Agnes Cecilia
Composed by Johan Söderqvist
Availible from scandinavian Songs AB
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Lost but then found
8 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

I watched this movie as a kid, way in the past, and i had almost completely forgotten about it. Some part of it did always live with me though, and recently i got a chance to see the film again.

Im real glad now that i've watched it again after all those years. It's a gem of a movie, partly a tragedy and a tale of loss and despair; partly a puzzle that demands to be solved; partly a haunting mystery. In the end though the movie turns into a beautiful tale of friendship and salvation.

The film cares for it's difficult story, it uses subtlety and does not rush or exaggerate things. The lives and characters portrayed have a lot of richness, a universe of their own, which makes the whole thing very memorable; this would not have worked without the fine acting-performances either, which are an example, and also what makes the film work so well.

At times there seems to be no order to the story, and a lot of bizarre things happen on the way, but ultimately the characters you care about find their way to their destination, as if something were guiding them. They were once lost but then found.


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