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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

Anders: They never offered any cigars, dad.
[subtitled version]
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Connections

Featured in Hur Korpen blev till (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Concerto for Trumpet and Strings in D
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A very touching film!!!!!!!!!!!!
19 November 2001 | by anton-6See all my reviews

This film must have inspired many film makers,it´s perfect in every ways,the cinematography,acting,direction........ It´s not so famous in other countries then Sweden.But in Sweden this was actually picked in a newspaper as the best Swedish film ever made including all Bergman films.I think that it has done better films in Sweden but it´s still a perfect film.

Anders is 18 years old and lives with his parents in a poor section of the city.The acting is superb by Keve Hjelm as the alcoholic Father and the acting is great by the rest of the cast to.I am almost sure that I give this film 5/5 but it´s not the best Swedish film ever.


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