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Kvarteret Korpen (1963)

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

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

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

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21 May 1970 (USA)  »

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

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

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Concerto for Trumpet and Strings in D
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Magnificent movie
7 March 2007 | by See all my reviews

A splendid exploration of life's essence, beyond illusions, images or hope. Very profound and bitter, mixture of dust and ashes, anatomy of a little world for who the future is only a myth.

Definition of errors and lost of dreams.

Definition of angry days in a empty existence.

A heavy poem and subtle meditation about world, gestures and relation with past. About death in a special form, with strange words and ambiguous intentions.

Parents like poor symbols of a lost past.

The joy of literary success like grotesque lie, love like convention, father like caricature and mother like perfect victim.

In fact, a magnificent movie, with a persistent British flavor, piece of great cinema, reflection and pledge for deep self- discovery.


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