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I Am Curious (Blue) (1968)

Jag är nyfiken - en film i blått (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 11 March 1968 (Sweden)
The same movie with the same characters, cast and crew as I am Curious (Yellow), but with some different scenes and a different political slant. The political focus in Blue is personal ... See full summary »

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Vilgot Sjöman

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Vilgot Sjöman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Maj Hultén Maj Hultén ... Doctor
Vilgot Sjöman ... Vilgot Sjöman
Lena Nyman ... Anna Lena Lisabet Nyman / Lena
Börje Ahlstedt ... Börje
Sonja Lindgren Sonja Lindgren ... Sonja Lindgren
Bertil Wikström Bertil Wikström ... Bertil Wikström
Gunnel Broström
Hans Hellberg Hans Hellberg ... Hasse
Bim Warne Bim Warne ... Hasse's Girlfriend
Peter Lindgren ... Lena's Father
Gudrun Östbye Gudrun Östbye ... Lena's Mother
Ulla Lyttkens Ulla Lyttkens ... Lena's friend
Magnus Nilsson
Gun Jönsson Gun Jönsson ... Woman
Pierre Fränckel Pierre Fränckel ... Man
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Storyline

The same movie with the same characters, cast and crew as I am Curious (Yellow), but with some different scenes and a different political slant. The political focus in Blue is personal relationships, religion, prisons and sex. Blue omits much of the class consciousness and non-violence interviews of the first version. Yellow and Blue are the colors of the Swedish flag. Written by Maple-2

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Look who's flying into the blue! See more »

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Drama

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

11 March 1968 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

I Am Curious (Blue) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Sandrews See more »
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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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This film is part of the Criterion Collection, spine #181. See more »

Quotes

Vilgot Sjöman: You get a love scene with Lena. A love scene with consequences.
Börje: What kind of consequences?
Vilgot Sjöman: I don't know. I'll think of something.
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Für Elise
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By Ludwig van Beethoven
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Better than Yellow, if you're patient
26 March 2007 | by Win-5See all my reviews

After seeing both films, I'd characterize Yellow as the more light-hearted of the two, but Blue has much more to offer. It might just be that I was more prepared for the semi-random storytelling, but I spent less time feeling lost and/or jerked around during Blue - while still not having an actual plot, it seemed to spend more time on the people and the relationships, to good effect. Lena is facing more of the world, getting closer to the people she meets, and facing the "dark side" of people's personalities. Friends turn out to be not fully committed to her politics, or they treat each other poorly, or they do not care for her as she wishes they would. It's not always a pretty movie, but it's definitely one worth seeing.


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