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House of Angels (1992)
"Änglagård" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  6 August 1993 (USA)
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A rural village is divided when an extraordinary couple move into a cottage.

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Per-Ove Ågren
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A small village in Västergötland, Sweden. Everything is turned upside-down when the local loner dies and his mansion, called House of Angels, is inherited by his unknown grand-daughter Fanny. She comes riding on a big black motorcycle with her best friend Zac, wearing black leather and spikes. The farmer Axel Flogfält had expected that he would be able to buy the mansion for a good price, but now it seems that Fanny and Zac will stay there. The village is divided into two camps, one for and one against them. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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For the role of Gottfried, director Colin Nutley was afraid to ask actor Ernst Günther to shave off his trademark beard. Finally, Nutley took the chance and Günther agreed. See more »

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This is Sweden
3 March 2002 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Colin Nutley has a way of finding what truly is Sweden where Swedes themselves would search for such clarity. Fanny and Zak are great characters, come to an isolated village out in the Swedish "landsbygden" and Nutley exposes Sweden through the juxtaposition of two conflicting life styles. There are scenic shots in this movie which make any lover of Sweden sigh with bliss. Those that claim that this is the Englishman's finest movie are probably right - it's a true classic.


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