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Emil i Lönneberga (1971)

An 8 y.o. Swedish boy always gets into trouble despite good intentions and afterwards ends locked up in a shed. He lives on a farm (before electricity and cars) with his mom, dad, sister, maid, best friend the farmhand and an old woman.

Director:

Olle Hellbom

Writers:

Astrid Lindgren (novels), Astrid Lindgren (screenplay)
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Cast overview:
Jan Ohlsson ... Emil
Lena Wisborg ... Ida
Allan Edwall ... Anton - Emils pappa
Emy Storm ... Alma - Emils mamma
Björn Gustafson ... Drängen Alfred
Maud Hansson ... Pigan Lina
Carsta Löck ... Krösa-Maja
Ellen Widmann Ellen Widmann ... Kommandoran
Hannelore Schroth ... Fru Petrell
Paul Esser ... Doktorn
Georg Årlin ... Prästen
Gus Dahlström ... Stolle-Jocke
Mimi Pollak ... Lillklossan
Hildur Lindberg Hildur Lindberg ... Vibergskan
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Emil Svensson lives with his mother and father, little sister Ida, farmhand Alfred, and maid Lina on a picturesque farm in Småland. He is an unusually lively little boy, who just can't resist trying out every whim that enters into his white-haired head. Always with the best intentions in mind, because he is a good-hearted child, but often with catastrophic results, especially for his short-tempered father. As a result, Emil spends a lot of quality time in the wood shed carving wood figurines and waiting for Anton's temper to cool down. And the father's patience is certainly tried, as Emil gets his head stuck in the family's only soup bowl, hoists little Ida up the flag pole, and arranges a lavish christmas party for the poor. Written by Signy

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Världens bästa svenska barnfilm!

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Well deserved. A masterpiece and my youth
29 December 2019 | by drohner1See all my reviews

One of my all time favourites. This film was my youth. And i still watch it with joy today. If i will ever have kids i will show them these films!


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Country:

Sweden | West Germany

Language:

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Release Date:

4 December 1971 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

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