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Adalen 31 (1969)

Ådalen 31 (original title)
During a strike strike-breakers are being transported to Lunde, where they are assaulted by the strikers. The military are sent in. On the 14th May 1931 there is a confrontation between ... See full summary »

Director:

Bo Widerberg

Writer:

Bo Widerberg
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Peter Schildt ... Kjell Andersson
Kerstin Tidelius Kerstin Tidelius ... Karin, hans mor
Roland Hedlund ... Harald, hans far
Stefan Feierbach Stefan Feierbach ... Åke, Kjells bror
Martin Widerberg Martin Widerberg ... Martin, Kjells bror
Marie De Geer Marie De Geer ... Anna Björklund
Anita Björk ... Hedvig, Annas mor
Olof Bergström ... Disponent Olof Björklund, Annas far
Jonas Bergström ... Nisse, Kjells vän
Olle Björling Olle Björling ... En strejkbrytare
Pierre Lindstedt ... Arbetarledare
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Storyline

During a strike strike-breakers are being transported to Lunde, where they are assaulted by the strikers. The military are sent in. On the 14th May 1931 there is a confrontation between demonstrators and the military who open fire and five people are killed and five injured. Written by Fredrik Klasson <fredrik_klasson@hotmail.com>

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Drama | History | Romance

Certificate:

X | See all certifications »
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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

22 October 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Adalen 31 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

SEK 1,700,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Based on real events, which shook the nation to the core - and probably contributed to the Social Democrats coming into power and remaining there for 44 years. See more »

Soundtracks

L'Internationale
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Music by Pierre Degeyter
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Almost perfect
20 April 2003 | by Movie-ManSee all my reviews

Now this is something you don't see every day! Bo Widerbergs style makes this movie almost documentary in a way. That suits this movie since it's based on a true event.

The story is about a small town where the workers go out on strike. The conflict between workers and the factory owners and even between the workers themselves. Seems very simple but oh so good! Very good characters and dialogue! See it if you have the chance!

9/10 Movie-Man


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