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Anita: Swedish Nymphet (1973)

Anita (original title)
Anita is a girl of only teenage years, and while she has developed early physically, to a mature woman, she is emotionally struggling. Her relationship with her parents and her friends is ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Christina Lindberg ... Anita
Stellan Skarsgård ... Erik
Danièle Vlaminck Danièle Vlaminck ... The Mother
Michel David Michel David ... The Father
Erika Wickman Erika Wickman ... Erika, Anita's twin-sister
Ewert Granholm ... The Glasier (as Evert Granholm)
Arne Ragneborn ... Man at Library
Per Mattsson ... The Artist (as Per Matsson)
Jörgen Barwe Jörgen Barwe ... Professor Lundbeck
Jan-Olof Rydqvist Jan-Olof Rydqvist ... Schoolteacher #1
Thore Segelström Thore Segelström ... Schoolteacher #2 (as Tore Segerström)
Berit Agedal Berit Agedal ... Agnes - Social Worker (as Berit Agerdal)
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Anita is a girl of only teenage years, and while she has developed early physically, to a mature woman, she is emotionally struggling. Her relationship with her parents and her friends is very poor and she is regarded with contempt by the people around her, even by the men who so ruthlessly use her. During her troubles she meets Erik, a young psychology student. Gently and carefully he begins to dispel her psychological blocks. In the course of this treatment she reveals to him some of the shocking episodes of her previous experiences. Erik believes he has the solution to Anita's problems: to let her move into an artist's communal experiment, of which he is already a member. The common interest of this collective is largely the performing of classical music. Anita's presence in the collective, however, is regarded by some of the other girls as highly provocative. Anita's nymphomania is her means of protest against her parents, school, society and her own environment (her whole life ... Written by Stefan Nylen <red@defekt.cinemacabre.se>

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Country:

Sweden | France

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

25 December 1973 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Anita: Swedish Nymphet See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

There are several versions of the film, including a US version with hardcore inserts which were shot later without Lindberg's participation. The hardcore version has never been released on DVD. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013) See more »

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27 February 2008 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Anita: Swedish Nymphet (1973)

** (out of 4)

Cult star Christina Lindberg of Thriller: A Cruel Picture fame stars as Anita, a 16-year-old girl who has to have sex and it doesn't matter with who. She picks up lawyers, junkies, little boys, drunks or even the homeless. Her sexual behavior gets her kicked out of towns but one day she meets a doctor who thinks he can help her. This Swedish picture is rather strange because it's certainly a sexploitation title and the main goal is for the beautiful Lindberg to get naked every chance she gets but the overall tone of the movie is so serious that it's hard to have fun with the film. The story is pretty straight forward, which means it gets pretty boring as it rarely goes over the top outside of a 16-year-old wanting any guy she can get. As for Lindberg, this is only the second film I've seen with her but she certainly deserves her cult status. She's certainly easy on the eyes but unlike a lot of erotic stars, she can also act and she brings a lot life to her character.


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