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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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Soundtracks

Lascia ch'io pianga
("Rinaldo")
Music by George Frideric Handel (as Händel)
Performed by Lesley Garrett with The Philharmonia Orchestra
Conducted by Ivor Bolton
Silva Screen Records (UK)
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A beautiful film
4 March 2005 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

I touches you, moves you and the imagery and music is fantastic. even though it could be perceived as risqué in America, Europe raises no eyebrows of the imagery or hinted developments. The eyebrows are raised by the deeper thread and cross-human references. Who has not been attracted to someone they shouldn't - an authority. And what has this brought along with it? Will the authority fall or will your image and strength of life expand building upon newer degrees of intensity?

I realise that it can be difficult to follow the film, if you do not speak Swedish (or any Scandinavian language), but this should not deter you from seeing this film.


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