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Så vit som en snö (2001)

Inspired by real-life Elsa Andersson, this mostly fictional movie tells the story of her upbringing as a farmer's daughter, in the early 1900s, who dreams of getting away from the farm and becoming an aviatrix.

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Elsa Andersson
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Robert Friedman
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Sven Andersson
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Erik Magnusson
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Stine
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Lars Andersson
Hans Pålsson ...
Felix Hansson
Antti Reini ...
Koivunen
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Enoch Thulin
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Merja
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Hermann Vogel
Alexander Bergman ...
Lars (7 Years)
Håkan Berlin ...
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Julia Calvo-Andreasson ...
Elsa (8 years)
Ulf Clarén ...
County Police Commissioner
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Inspired by real-life Elsa Andersson, this mostly fictional movie tells the story of her upbringing as a farmer's daughter, in the early 1900s, who dreams of getting away from the farm and becoming an aviatrix.

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16 February 2001 (Sweden)  »

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As White as in Snow  »

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SEK 30,000,000 (estimated)
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Parts of the film, notably the scenes at the Berlin Film Studio and the scene were Elsa is having here picture taken, are shot at old Svenska Biografteaterns filmstudio in Kristianstad, Skåne, Sweden (built in 1908). The old studio is part of Filmmuseum today. See more »

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Beväringsvals från Backamo
Composed by David Hellstrom (as David Hellström) (1912)
Lyrics written by Göran Svenning
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Good one by the Orson Welles of Sweden
11 March 2002 | by See all my reviews

A very interesting movie, dealing with "womens lib" in the early twenties, a young womans desire and fear for love, and simultaneously providing you with a historically interesting picture of the early Swedish aviators. Terrific acting almost on all hands, the only exception as always Richard Wolff, who as usual plays himself. Even the dialects are well done, with some understandable exceptions; sometimes Roney is back in Stockholm but it's hard to blame him.

The only problem from my point of view is that Troell is Swedens Orson Welles! Just like Welles, he made the movie of his life on his first try. Troells "Här har du ditt liv" (1966) is such an amazing accomplishment that it is simply impossible for him to beat, and you always get the feeling that he is trying! Well, he didn't pull it of this time either, but possibly this should be higher than my 7/10.


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