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A Song for Martin (2001)

En sång för Martin (original title)
PG-13 | | Drama, Music, Romance | 16 March 2001 (Sweden)
Famous composer Martin meets concertmaster Barbara at one of his performances, and the two fall in love. After divorcing their spouses, Martin and Barbara marry and begin a happy life ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Sven Wollter ...
Martin
Viveka Seldahl ...
Barbara
Reine Brynolfsson ...
Biederman
Linda Källgren ...
Karin
...
Elisabeth
Peter Engman ...
Philip
Klas Dahlstedt ...
Erik
Lo Wahl ...
Susanne
Kristina Törnqvist ...
Dr. Gierlich
Jonna Ekdahl ...
Sara
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Claes Ahlstedt ...
Erik
Alba August
Asta August
Anna Eidem
Maria Fahl
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Famous composer Martin meets concertmaster Barbara at one of his performances, and the two fall in love. After divorcing their spouses, Martin and Barbara marry and begin a happy life together. Five years later, as the couple is working on a new opera, Martin is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. As Martin's condition worsens and his personality changes, the couple strain to hold on to the love that once brought them together. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Drama | Music | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexuality, thematic elements and some language | See all certifications »

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Opening Weekend:

$5,755 (USA) (28 June 2002)

Gross:

$27,983 (USA) (23 August 2002)
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thoughtful, moving film
11 March 2009 | by (Northern California) – See all my reviews

In this film, Martin, seems to me, a very lucky guy. Blessed with a talent, fame, fortune, many admirers, a beautiful family and a woman who loves him. The film depicts, very honestly, the pain of dealing with loss, Martin's slow descent into the darkness of Alzheimer's. You could not have asked for more of Barbara as a wife, her slow patience, her physical anguish, her public humiliations, and at the same time dealing with the inner pain of losing a partner This film deals with this situation in a very honest, unsentimental way and it captures the spirit of those strong men and women who are left to endure long after their loved ones have parted.


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