MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,260 this week

Expectations (1997)
"Svenska hjältar" (original title)

5.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.9/10 from 115 users  
Reviews: write review

A recently separated ladies' magazine reporter, a young couple who are in love, an unfaithful but jealous crane driver, a longing father and his unknowing daughter, the home coming ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (stories)
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 10 titles
created 28 Jan 2012
 
a list of 534 titles
created 07 Oct 2012
 
a list of 442 titles
created 29 Jan 2013
 
a list of 951 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 1727 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Expectations" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Expectations (1997)

Expectations (1997) on IMDb 5.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Expectations.
3 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Sofie (1992)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

From 1886 to 1907 in the life of Sofie, a Jew in Copenhagen who is nearly 29, with no marital prospects, living with her loving parents. An artist, Hans Hojby, meets Sofie and is entranced,... See full summary »

Director: Liv Ullmann
Stars: Karen-Lise Mynster, Erland Josephson, Ghita Nørby
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Kristin is the daughter of a prominent landowner in medieval Norway. She grows up in total harmony with the ideals of the time: strong family ties, social pride and devout Christianity. She... See full summary »

Director: Liv Ullmann
Stars: Linus Aaberg, Gisken Armand, Berard Arnø
Liv & Ingmar (2012)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The 42 year long relationship between legendary actress Liv Ullmann and master filmmaker Ingmar Bergman.

Director: Dheeraj Akolkar
Stars: Liv Ullmann, Ingmar Bergman, Samuel Fröler
Faithless (2000)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

An imaginary woman recollects the painful experience of adultery to a storyteller.

Director: Liv Ullmann
Stars: Lena Endre, Erland Josephson, Krister Henriksson
La Promesse (1996)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Igor and his father, Roger, are making a decent living renting apartments to illegal immigrants and sometimes working them illegally (among other scams). But when the building inspector ... See full summary »

Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
Stars: Jérémie Renier, Olivier Gourmet, Assita Ouedraogo
The Silence (1963)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

"The Silence" is about the emotional distance between two sisters. The younger one is still attractive enough to pick up a lover in a strange city. The older one -- even though she is very ... See full summary »

Director: Ingmar Bergman
Stars: Ingrid Thulin, Gunnel Lindblom, Birger Malmsten
Come Undone (2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

One day at a colleague's going away party, Anna meets Domenico, a virile, slightly older chap who's married with two small kids. Passion's flames are rapidly kindled and result in steamy encounters.

Director: Silvio Soldini
Stars: Alba Rohrwacher, Pierfrancesco Favino, Teresa Saponangelo
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In 1968, a Czech doctor with an active sex life meets a woman who wants monogamy, and then the Soviet invasion further disrupts their lives.

Director: Philip Kaufman
Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin
Persona (1966)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A nurse is put in charge of an actress who can't talk and finds that the actress's persona is melding with hers.

Director: Ingmar Bergman
Stars: Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Margaretha Krook
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kent-Arne Dahlgren ...
Leon (as Kent Arne Dahlgren)
Stefan Sundström ...
Sixten
Emma Warg ...
Verona
Niklas Olund ...
Jonny
Cajsa-Lisa Ejemyr ...
Lisa
Janne Carlsson ...
Viking Larsson
Anki Lidén ...
Canita
Hans Klinga ...
Allan
...
Margareta
Hanne Lundmark ...
Lena
Björn Granath ...
The Economist
Renata Dancewicz ...
Helena (as Renate Dancewicz)
Antti Reini ...
Isidor
Keve Hjelm ...
Egon
Gunnel Lindblom ...
Eva
Edit

Storyline

A recently separated ladies' magazine reporter, a young couple who are in love, an unfaithful but jealous crane driver, a longing father and his unknowing daughter, the home coming fisherman's son who seeks reconciliation with his parents, the farmer who thirsts for tenderness. We meet them all in Svenska hjältar, a modern saga about the chipped heroes of everyday life. Written by Fredrik Klasson <fredrik.klasson@boras.mail.telia.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Lyckan kommer, lyckan går, men... See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

12 September 1997 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Expectations  »

Box Office

Budget:

SEK 24,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

WAITING ON A FRIEND
Music and Lyrics by Niclas Frisk
Performed by Atomic Swing
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Discuss Expectations (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?