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Swedish Portraits (1964)

Svenska bilder (original title)
An unemployed man looks down from his window at a female street musician singing in front of a symphony orchestra in his courtyard. He immediately falls in love with the songstress, and ... See full summary »

Director:

Tage Danielsson

Writers:

Hans Alfredson (as AB Svenska Ord), Tage Danielsson (as AB Svenska Ord)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Birgitta Andersson ... Cikoria
Monica Zetterlund ... Mejram
Hans Alfredson ... Timjan
Gösta Ekman ... Bengtsson
Margit Andelius ... Cashier
Julie Bernby Julie Bernby ... Miss Pepping
Georg Rydeberg ... J P Hansson
Siv Ericks ... Miss Larsson
Ulf Qvarsebo Ulf Qvarsebo ... Mayor Munthe
Margreth Weivers ... Miss Blom
John Zacharias John Zacharias ... Lector
Manne Grünberger Manne Grünberger ... Aunt Brun
Rolf Bengtsson ... Aunt Gredelin
Claes Esphagen Claes Esphagen ... Hökarn
Lissi Alandh ... Salvia
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Storyline

An unemployed man looks down from his window at a female street musician singing in front of a symphony orchestra in his courtyard. He immediately falls in love with the songstress, and runs after her along the streets of Stockholm. They pass a lonesome woman, who at once falls in love with the unemployed man, and starts chasing him. The trio continues to chase each other, split, and start chasing again, while they pass through a series of absurd situations among eccentric persons. Unable to get the man she loves, the lonesome woman goes to a restaurant, and starts drinking. Next morning she finds a stranger in her bed. He presents himself as Björkman. Both try to get away from the embarrassing situation as quickly as possible. Meanwhile the unemployed man tries in vain to win the songstress. The chase continues. Suddenly the lonesome woman realizes that she loves Björkman. She tells him that they must get married, because she is pregnant. At the wedding party Björkman falls in love ... Written by Maths Jesperson {maths.jesperson1@comhem.se}

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Comedy

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

7 September 1964 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Contos Suecos See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Soundtracks

Sjungom studentens lyckliga dag
Music composed by Prins Gustaf Oscar (as Prins Gustaf)
Lyrics by Herman Sätherberg
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