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All Things Fair (1995)
"Lust och fägring stor" (original title)

 -  Drama | Romance | War  -  8 March 1996 (USA)
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Malmö, Sweden during the Second World War. Stig is a 15 year old pupil on the verge of adulthood. Viola is 37 years old and his teacher. He is attracted by her beauty and maturity. She is ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Johan Widerberg ...
Stig
Marika Lagercrantz ...
Viola
Tomas von Brömssen ...
Kjell
Karin Huldt ...
Lisbet
Nina Gunke ...
Stig's Mother
Björn Kjellman ...
Sigge
Kenneth Milldoff ...
Stig's Father
Frida Lindholm ...
Olga
Sigge Cederlund ...
Biografmaskinisten
George Bisset
Gösta Ekstrand
Hilda Suovanen
Per Olov Börjeson
Jörgen Svensson
Monica Stenbeck ...
Gymnastiklärarinnan
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Malmö, Sweden during the Second World War. Stig is a 15 year old pupil on the verge of adulthood. Viola is 37 years old and his teacher. He is attracted by her beauty and maturity. She is drawn to him by his youth and innocence, a god-sent relief from her drunk and miserable husband. They start a passionate and forbidden relationship - but it has consequences they never could have expected. Written by Mattias Pettersson <seaman@sbbs.se>

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Han var elev. Hon hans lärarinna. Deras kärlek var förbjuden.

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Love Lessons  »

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$1,939,000 (Sweden)
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Symphony No. 5
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Music by Gustav Mahler (as Mahler)
Performed by Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Antoni Wit
Naxos Records
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To be young and in love with your teacher!
6 September 2009 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This is the life most men wish they had - an affair with their teacher. But all were not so pretty as the one in here. It's a coming of age story set in a time when men were going off to die in wars and those left behind were trying to make sense of it all in a society that was slowly crumbling. More complicated than now but still relevant in today's youth. All handled brilliantly by the Swedish director, Bo Widerberg, who loves to tell his tales in sensual lighting and locations. He sometimes tends to go soapy but held it in line for hi last work of art. Hewas to pass away a couple of years later. But he left us with another tender story for the soul.


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