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Kvarteret Korpen (1963)

An aspiring young writer lives in a bleak working class block in the late 1930s.

Director:

Bo Widerberg

Writer:

Bo Widerberg
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Thommy Berggren ... Anders
Keve Hjelm ... The Father
Emy Storm ... The Mother
Ingvar Hirdwall ... Sixten
Christina Frambäck Christina Frambäck ... Elsie
Agneta Prytz ... Neighbour
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Storyline

An aspiring young writer lives in a bleak working class block in the late 1930s.

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Drama

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Details

Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

21 May 1970 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Das Rabenviertel See more »

Filming Locations:

Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden

Company Credits

Production Co:

Europa Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

One of Ingmar Bergman's favourite films. See more »

Quotes

The Father: What is there left to do after the bicycle? An invention that enables you to sit while walking. That's bloody genius.
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Connections

Featured in Liv till varje pris (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Concerto for Trumpet and Strings in D
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A great movie – humorous, passionate and beautiful.
11 April 2001 | by brooklynfinkelSee all my reviews

I've seen a lot of films. And I dare to say that this is a masterpiece. A wonderful script, fantastic acting and beautiful photo. It's about working class people in Sweden in the late 40's. It may sound boring but it's a fascinating story told with heart, passion and wit. Each line is poetry. This is a deeply touching film that makes your heart smile with a tiny drop of sadness. So if you're looking for great cinematic experiences, you simply must see Kvarteret Korpen. The sooner, the better!


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