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Arne Mattsson (1919–1995)

Arne Mattsson was born on December 2, 1919 in Uppsala, Uppsala län, Sweden. He was a director and writer, known for One Summer of Happiness (1951), För min heta ungdoms skull (1952) and The Doll (1962). He was married to Elsa Prawitz. He died on June 28, 1995 in Sweden. See full bio »


(age 75) in Sweden

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One Summer of Happiness
The Doll
The Doll Director
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Kärlekens bröd Director


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 1989 The Hired Gun
 1989 The Mad Bunch
 1987 The Girl
 1978 Black Sun
 1972 Love Like That (Short)
 1970 Ann and Eve
 1968 Bamse
 1966 Yngsjömordet
 1965 Nattmara
 1965 Morianna (as Arne Matsson)
 1964 Blåjackor
 1962 The Doll
 1962 Vita frun
 1958 Körkarlen
 1958 Livets vår
 1958 Damen i svart
 1956 Litet bo
 1955 Hemsöborna
 1954 Salka Valka
 1952 Hård klang
 1951 Bärande hav
 1950 Kastrullresan
 1949 Kvinna i vitt
 1949 Farlig vår
 1947 Pappa sökes
 1946 Incorrigible
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Swedish director who started as assistant to Per Lindberg. Worked as writer and director for Svensk Filmindustri and Nordisk Tonfilm from the mid-1940's. He first became known internationally for One Summer of Happiness (1951) (aka "One Summer of Happiness"), which aroused controversy because of its permissiveness. Later in his career, he specialised in mystery and suspense subjects a la ... See more »

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